Level 4 and 5 Engineering (9209)

Last Updated: 15 Sep 2015
The Level 4 and 5 Diplomas in Engineering focus on advanced engineering, with a wide choice of units to provide a flexible route to career success as a professional engineer. You will have the potential to fulfil a role within Engineering that requires a high level of responsibility requiring the use of personal initiative and critical judgement.

Holders of these qualifications may also be able to advance into a selected university engineering degree programme. Please see our recognitions list for further information.
These qualifications are ideal for someone preparing for first-level management, with a sound knowledge of technical principles in one or more specialised branches of Engineering. It is also appropriate for someone who wishes to receive specialised training at a high level.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • Ireland
  • International

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?

These qualifications focus on the practical skills required to work as technician or manager within the engineering sector. You will be able to choose from a range of units to specialise in an engineering sector for a career that's right for you. Alongside practical application, these qualifications will build your knowledge of the principles of mathematics, science and technologies that underpin engineering.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications are ideal for first-level management or for people wanting to advance as an Engineering technician in the following fields:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

Those interested in progressing further in Engineering, for example to university or to register for professional status, should also consider these qualifications as part of their progression.

What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?

The qualifications will be open for registration from September, 2014. 

To deliver these qualifications you will need qualified assessors - you can train internal members of staff or recruit specially.

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

To find all the requirements to deliver these qualifications please download the qualification handbooks from the centre documents section. Minor amendments may be made to final draft handbooks before September, 2014. Please remember to check for updates.

You will also need to download and complete the qualification approval form and send it to your local City & Guilds office.

Anyone can take this qualification, but you must make sure all your learners can access the resources they need to be successful.

Level 4

The Level 4 Diplomas in Engineering focus on advanced engineering, with a wide choice of units to provide a flexible route to career success as a professional engineer. You will have the potential to fulfil a role within Engineering that requires a high level of responsibility requiring the use of personal initiative and critical judgement. 

Holders of these qualifications may also be able to advance into the second year of a selected university engineering degree programme. Please see our recognition list for further information. 

For more information about this course, please take a look at the Qualification Handbook.  

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications are ideal for first-level management or for people wanting to advance as an Engineering technician in the following fields:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

Those interested in progressing further in Engineering, for example to university or to register for professional status, should also consider these qualifications as part of their progression.

Level 4 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (9209-01)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jan 2018

Level 4 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 601/5555/3 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 511 - 725 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (9209-02)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jan 2018

Level 4 Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 601/5556/5 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 499 - 745 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 4 Diploma in Civil Engineering (9209-03)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jan 2018

Level 4 Diploma in Civil Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 601/5535/8 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 480 - 480 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5

The Level 5 Advanced Technician Diplomas in Engineering focus on advanced engineering, with a wide choice of units to provide a flexible route to career success as a professional engineer. You will have the potential to fulfil a role within Engineering that requires a high level of responsibility requiring the use of personal initiative and critical judgement. 

Holders of these qualifications may also be able to advance into the third year of a selected university engineering degree programme. Please see our recognition list for further information. 

To take this qualification you must first achieve the 9209 Level 4 Diploma in Engineering.

For more information about this course, please take a look at the Qualification Handbook.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

These qualifications are ideal for first-level management or for people wanting to advance as an Engineering technician in the following fields:
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Civil Engineering

Those interested in progressing further in Engineering, for example to university or to register for professional status, should also consider these qualifications as part of their progression.

Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (9209-11)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jan 2018

Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Mechanical Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 601/5553/X This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 500 - 574 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering (9209-12)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jan 2018

Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 601/5554/1 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 506 - 812 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Civil Engineering (9209-13)

Last Registration Date: 31 Jan 2018

Level 5 Advanced Technician Diploma in Civil Engineering

  • Accreditation No: 601/5534/6 This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: IVQ This is categorisation to help define qualification attributes e.g. type of assessment
  • Credits: Data unavailable Credits are a measure of the size of the qualification
  • Guided Learning Hours: 375 - 420 This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable This is the total contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/01/2021 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

Here you can find all documents related to this suite of qualifications.

By clicking on the section headings below, you can access a variety of documents such as the qualification handbooks and assessment materials, Statements of Purpose, and recognition letters from industry and employers.

Some documents may be password protected. Passwords can be retrieved by logging in to WalledGarden.com and visiting the Administration section of the relevant qualification catalogue page.

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9209 Level 4

Civil engineering assessment materials

Sample questions

Electrical engineering assessment materials

Mechanical engineering assessment materials

Sample questions

9209 Level 5

Electrical engineering assessment materials

Mechanical engineering assessment materials

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