Process Technology (0610)

About this level

This level will suit you if you are working in process technology and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised. You may be completing an apprenticeship.

Level 2 comprises mandatory and optional units, including:

  • Health, safety and environmental issues in process industries
  • Fundamentals of communications and information technology in process industries
  • Fundamentals of process chemistry
  • Process plant and process plant services in process industries.

For a full list of units, download the qualification handbook from the centre documents.

Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology - Chemical Processes  (0610-20)
Last registration date:31/12/2015
Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology - Chemical Processes
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:600/0820/9
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:60
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:400 - 400
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2017
Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology - Petroleum Operations  (0610-21)
Last registration date:31/12/2015
Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology - Petroleum Operations
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:600/0820/9
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:60
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:400 - 400
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2017
Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology - Metal Production  (0610-22)
Last registration date:31/12/2015
Level 2 Diploma in Process Technology - Metal Production
Accreditation number – a reference number related to UK accreditation frameworkAccreditation No:600/0820/9
Qualification type – categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessmentType:QCF
Credits – a measure of the size of the qualificationCredits:54
Guided Learning Hours – the average contact time a centre would typically commitGuided Learning Hours:400 - 400
Last certification date – the last date that a certificate can be issuedLast certification date:31/12/2017

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You will also need suitable facilities to carry out the required training to enable learners to achieve industry standards.

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What's involved in studying this course?

The Diploma in Process Technology covers essential generic and specific knowledge in areas including:

  • chemistry
  • mathematics
  • health and safety
  • instrumentation and control.

You will learn in the classroom and on the job in the work environment.

Methods of assessment are still being finalised, but are likely to include a written test.

Which level is right for me?

Level 2
You are working in process technology and have some relevant knowledge and skills, usually from a role where you've been supervised. You may be completing an apprenticeship.

Level 3
You are working in process technology and have a great deal of technical skill and knowledge. You work with minimum supervision and have a good record of safety, fault correction and ensuring work meets the required standard. You may be completing an apprenticeship.

What careers can this lead to?

These qualifications can help you to progress in a wide range of roles including:

  • Chemical Engineering Technician
  • Chemical Plant Process Worker
  • Engineering Maintenance Technician
  • Oil and Gas Industry Technician
  • Polymer Technician
  • Pharmaceutical Technician.