Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) (4510)

Last Updated: 04 Sep 2020
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4510-11 Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) & 4510-12 Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)

This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16 and above who would like to gain the skills required to during their initial training to become an Engineering Operative as part of an apprenticeship.
4510-11 Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) & 4510-12 Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) is aimed at Learners aged 16 and above.
Available to deliver in the following:
  • England

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General Information

What Is Involved In Studying This Course?
Learners will develop skills needed to carry out different activities related to operational engineering.

Learners will develop transferable skills valued by employers such as working efficiently and effectively and contribute to improving business performance. Critically they will learn to carry out tasks to meet regulatory and legal requirements.

4510-11 City & Guilds Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)
Learners must achieve the mandatory unit (201), plus a minimum of 3 optional units from (202-247).

4510-12 City & Guilds Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)
Learners must achieve the mandatory unit (201), plus a minimum of 6 optional units from (202-247).

Mandatory
201 Working in an engineering environment

Optional
202 Engineering techniques
203 Engineering mathematics and science principles
204 Fitting and assembly techniques
205 Business improvement techniques
206 Principles of turning and milling
207 Manual turning techniques
208 Manual milling techniques
209 Grinding techniques
210 Principles of computer numerical control (CNC) machining/fabrication
211 Computer numerical control (CNC) turning techniques
212 Computer numerical control (CNC) milling techniques
213 Computer aided design (CAD)
214 Electrical and electronic principles
215 Electrical and electronic testing methods
216 Electrical and electronic systems and devices
217 Fabrication and welding principles
218 Manual welding techniques
219 Producing components from metal plate
220 Producing components from sheet metal
221 Sheet metalwork technology
222 Non-fusion thermal joining methods
223 Thermal cutting techniques
224 Engineering maintenance safety practices
225 Engineering maintenance techniques
226 Engineering maintenance planning
227 Engineering materials processes
228 Electrical installation methods, wiring and circuit protection
229 Basic electrical circuit inspection, testing and fault diagnosis
230 Building services engineering pipework fixing, bending and jointing methods
231 Building services engineering pipework fabrication processes and techniques
232 Building services pipework systems
233 Building services engineering systems and their layout requirements
234 Installation and servicing of refrigeration equipment
235 Installation and servicing of air-conditioning equipment
236 Design of security systems
237 Installation of security systems
238 Plan and carry out a project in engineering
239 Applied mathematics in engineering
240 Leading a team in engineering
241 Engineering manufacturing techniques
242 Engineering design techniques
243 Marketing an engineering product
244 Additive manufacturing (3D printing)
245 Effective working practices in an engineering environment when working on military vehicles and equipment
246 Principles of military vehicle and equipment maintenance
247 Procedures and processes for fault identification on military vehicles and mechanical systems

Barred units

Unit 206 is barred with units 207 and 208
If unit 206 is undertaken then units 207 and 208 cannot be taken as the apprentice’s choice of optional units

Unit 210 is barred with units 211 and 212
If unit 210 is undertaken then units 211 and 212 cannot be taken as the apprentice’s choice of optional units
What Careers Can This Lead To?
Upon completion of the qualification learners will have developed skills required of the Foundation phase of the Engineering Operative apprenticeship, enabling them to progress further with their training.
What Is Involved With Delivering This Course?
The qualification has no specific specialist physical resource requirements.
To deliver the qualification centres/colleges will need to provide their learners with a suitable learning environment in order to complete the practical aspects of the qualification.

Level 2

Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) (4510-11)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2023

Level 2 Certificate in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Other 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2025 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued
Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Knowledge) (4510-12)
Last Registration Date: 31 Dec 2023

Level 2 Diploma in Engineering Operations (Knowledge)

  • Accreditation No: Data unavailable This is a reference number related to UK accreditation framework
  • Type: Other 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: Data unavailable This is the average contact time a centre would typically commit
  • Total Qualification Time: Data unavailable The total time for the qualification
  • Key Stage: Data unavailable This shows the equivalent Key Stage level.
  • Last Certification: 31/12/2025 This is the last date that a certificate can be issued

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Interested in delivering this qualification?

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