Course: BTEC Level 2 Diploma in Land-Based Engineering

Department: Engineering

Type: 16+

Duration: One year

The Course

This qualification is aimed at those interested in service engineering and mechanisation roles. It has been developed to provide entry and progression into, and within, land-based engineering and service industries that fall within the environmental and land-based sector.

It identifies knowledge, understanding and technical skills that employers will need from learners entering the sector in the coming years.

The qualification is made up of five and 10 credit units of learning that give learners explicit recognition of their learning in education and work. They are assessed using a range of traditional and contemporary models such as practical assessments, written assessments and blended learning.

What You Study

  • Servicing and maintenance on land-based equipment
  • Applying mechanical principles
  • The use, service and maintenance of tools and equipment
  • Health and safety
  • Material preparation, shaping and assembling
  • Maths and / or English (if not achieved at grade 4).

How To Apply

Application is through our online application form or by the Common Application Process (CAP).

Entry Requirements

Four GCSEs at grade 3 or equivalent, preferably including English and Maths, or a Level 1 qualification in a related subject. One satisfactory reference is also required.

Ashley Dodds

BTEC Level 3 in Land-Based Engineering

Ashley is travelling the world as a vehicle mechanic in the army after completing his two-year Engineering course.