Level 2 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations

Level 2 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations

Level 2 Certificate in Performing Engineering Operations

This is a work-related, nationally recognised qualification designed for you if you are interested in taking a first step towards an engineering career.

Contents include:
Practical machining skills leading to a Performing Engineering Operations Level 2 qualification and theoretical knowledge leading to a BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate in Engineering.

You will enjoy a range of course-related visits to engineering companies. Talks by guest speakers from local industry will also be organised. We will also help you to find a work placement.

You will be continually assessed by observation and product manufacture. Each Edexcel unit will be assessed individually by coursework via internally set marked assignments.
On successful completion of this course,  you could progress to the BTEC Extended Diploma in Manufacturing Engineering or other opportunities within the engineering sector.


This course requires one GCSE grade 4 (C) or above in maths, English or science or a Level 1 Diploma.

Course may be free for 16-18yrs; for 19-23yrs, course is free if you have not achieved a full Level 2 qualification.

For all other students fees apply:
1st year course fee £1292; Exam Fee £87.

Loans & assistance are available from Student Services.

Course Summary

Length of study:
35 Weeks


Term dates

Study campus:

Study option(s):
Full time

Course level:
Level 2

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Making your application

We will check your application to see if you meet the standard entry requirements for the course. If you do, you’ll receive an invitation via email to attend an interview with a Curriculum Tutor.

Fees and funding

If you are aged 16-18 and applying for a full-time programme, then you will not have to pay for your course. If you are aged 19+ then there may be a fee for your course.

Why Coventry

From entry-level qualifications, through to degree-level and specialist professional courses there’s something here for students with little or no formal education right up to career high-flyers. Expect a vibrant environment where you can meet people from different backgrounds and cultures.

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You’ll have the opportunity to talk to course tutors, have a go at some taster activities and explore our fantastic facilities.


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