City & Guilds (2850-40) Certificate in Mechanical Engineering // Level 2

This course is designed for those who would like to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the broad engineering sector.

You will gain relevant knowledge and practical skills required to develop or build on a successful career in engineering or manufacturing.

  • Areas of study include:
  • Working in engineering
  • Principles of engineering technology
  • Principles of manufacturing technology
  • Machining components using turning techniques
  • Using bench fitting techniques

You will be working in excellent facilities, using industry-standard equipment safely and you’ll be taught by engineers with vast industry experience and close relationships with some of the region’s largest employers.

Entry Requirements

Two GCSEs at Grade D/ Grade 3 including maths and English or a relevant Level 1 Engineering qualification. Interview with course tutor is also required.


You will be required to complete the following: practical assessments, short answer question papers and online multiple-choice assessments.

Progression & Careers

Learners who complete this course gain the skills needed to progress to a higher-level engineering course, seek an apprenticeship or simply enjoy working within an engineering environment. You may be able to progress onto a Level 3 Engineering qualification.

Course detail
Start September
Level Level 2
Attendance Full-time
Duration One year
Campus Coast Road Campus