Course Level: Level 2 NVQ
Exam Board: EAL
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Entry Requirements: Pre-16, 16plus. There are no entry requirements for the PEO assessment routes. Assessment is open to any learner who has the potential to reach the assessment requirements set out in the relevant assessment routes.
This qualification covers the fundamental skills and knowledge common to all engineering practices. The units contain the learning outcomes and the assessment criteria that the learner is to be assessed against. The qualification is assessed by: holistic assessment, portfolio of evidence, verbal questioning, witness testimony and knowledge and understanding.
Career / Progression Pathways
Performing Engineering Operations at Level 2 forms a major component of SEMTA's Engineering Apprenticeship Framework and allows progression onto a variety of other Level 3 Engineering related qualifications. Endorsed by a number of post-16 providers as facilitating progression to a range of Engineering Apprenticeships or a range of post-16 learning programmes at level 2 and 3.
You could work in a wide and exciting range of industries: you could work in the sheet metal industry, or as a CAD designer, a technician or a mechanical engineer. It shows you can think technically, you are health and safety competent and have the skills and knowledge to create and problem solve.