Pupils & facilities at The Maelor School


Key Stage 4

BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Engineering

The course introduces learners to a range of engineering skills and develops their understanding of engineering principles. The qualification is aimed at students who may wish to go on to college and study a First Diploma in Engineering, or move on to a higher level qualification such as a Level 3 BTEC National Certificate in Engineering that specialises in their preferred field. Alternatively students may wish to enter employment in the engineering sector at a junior/apprentice level.

Course Structure

The course consists of two compulsory units plus two specialist units.

Compulsory Units

  • Working practices in Engineering
  • Using and interpreting Engineering Information

Specialist Units

  • Using Computer Aided Drawing Techniques in Engineering
  • Selecting and Using Secondary Machining Techniques to Remove Material