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Practical Mechanical Engineering PEO Engineering Technology Level 2 - Apprenticeship

Level 2
Maximum 24 months
Telephone: 01792 284000 (Tycoch)


The Level 2 apprenticeship is designed to provide students with a solid foundation in engineering principles and practical skills. Students will gain hands on experience and theoretical knowledge in areas such as mechanical engineering, electrical engineering and manufacturing processes.

Key information

  • Four GCSEs at grade D or above, plus a C in either English Language or Mathematics.
  • Apprentices must secure their own full-time employment in a relevant sector before applying for the course
  • Learners are required to attend an interview.

This one year course has been designed to give you knowledge and practical skills in the following areas:

  • Welding
  • Fabrication
  • Lathe work and turning
  • Milling
  • Drilling
  • Pneumatics
  • Engineering drawing
  • CAD
  • Testing and inspection
  • Non destructive testing. 

It includes a variety of practical units giving you an opportunity to find what areas of engineering suit you best.

Progression to the Level 3 full-time programme or the Engineering apprenticeship route and potentially HNC/HND.

The following items are essential equipment for completion of the course:

  • Safety footwear (Steel toe cap)
  • Flame retardant overalls
  • Scientific calculator
  • Pens
  • Pencil
  • Ruler
  • Rubber
  • Note pad (lined and graph paper).