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Engineering Technologies EAL Level 2 Certificate (Electrical)

This course is aimed at people new to the engineering industry or who are in the industry and wishing to gain a fabrication and welding qualification.

The course involves learning and developing the skills and knowledge needed to work in an engineering environment. The course has both practical and theory content which is covered by training and assessment tasks.

Key Information

  • Duration

    1 Year

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You will need to complete five units which will give you a value of 35 credits.

The course requires the completion of three mandatory units and two optional assessment routes.

There are 3 mandatory units:

• Unit 201 – Working in Engineering
• Unit 202 – Principles of Engineering
• Unit 212 – Principles of Fabrication and Welding technology

There are two optional units that can be picked from the following:

• Unit 213 – Welding by Manual Metal ARC process
• Unit 214 – Welding by MIG process
• Unit 215 – Welding by TIG process
• Unit 218 – Fabricating thick plate

Assessment Methods

Portfolio building

One of the following:

• GCSE Grades D & above in English and Maths
• Level 1 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations
• Level 1 City & Guilds 2850 Welding & Fabrications

All applicants must complete an Initial Assessment in Maths and English and will need to attend an individual interview.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.

Apply online Make an enquiry Call 0800 358 7575

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

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