Engineering (City & Guilds) Certificate

Engineering (City & Guilds) Certificate

Study Mode: Full Time
Course Code: ENLAA041CCF0
Course Level: Level 2

Where will this course lead?

Our Level 2 course in Electrical and Electronics Technology provides a broad range of interrelated subjects based around the Electrotechnical and Engineering Industries, giving you a wide spectrum of industry knowledge to experience the sector in all aspects, with scope to choose a specific branch to specialise in.

What will I study?

Units of study include:

- Working in engineering,
- Principles of engineering technology,
- Maintaining electrical wiring support systems,
- Principles of electrical and electronics technology,
- Wiring and testing electrical circuits.

How will this course be delivered?

Some of this course will involve practical aspects in a real workshop with simulated installation and inspection tasks, and the other sessions are theory based, taught in the classroom.

The Electrical installation workshop allows students to simulate testing, inspection and fault finding scenarios

What qualifications will I get?

Certificate in Engineering (QCF)

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed in the following ways:

- Online multiple-choice assessments,
- Short answer questions,
- Practical workshop assessments.

How do I get a place on the course?

An Interview with tutor, screening tests, and an on-line initial assessment for literacy and numeracy levels.

What are the entry requirements?

A minimum of 2 GCSE's at Grade C/4 or above. A successful interview, reference and a good final school report are required.

Initial Assessment results will be needed to attain if the course is suitable, and if any support may be required.

What else do I need to know?

You will need to provide:-

- Scientific calculator,
- Writing materials and folder,
- IEE Wiring Regulations 17th Edition 2011 (2008:2011),
- IEE Wiring Regulations - On Site Guide 17th Edition (2008:2011),
- Personal Safety Clothing and Safety Boots.

Good levels of English and Maths are important for your success in your course, your chosen vocation and life. Throughout your course you will continue to develop your English and Maths skills in your vocational classes.

If you haven't achieved an A*/9 -C/4 grade in English or Maths at GCSE, or a Level 2 Functional Skill, you will also be working towards a qualification in English or Maths at a level that will enable you to progress towards these grades.

If you have a Learning Difficulty or Disability please let us know when you apply. You will be offered support in your interview. If you need help completing your application we can help with this too.

Solihull College offers full time and part time courses for businesses and residents in Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Coventry Warwickshire and the whole of the West Midlands.

What can I do after this course?

This course will give you both the skills and the confidence to enter employment in all areas of electrical installation, including working as a domestic, commercial or industrial employee.

Alternatively, it will prepare you for continuing study in related subjects such as the City & Guilds 2357 Level 3 NVQ Diploma (apprenticeship placement/work placement required)


Solihull College, Auckland Drive, Smith's Wood, Solihull, B36 0NF Tel: 0121 678 7000 Minicom: 0121 628 7005 Email: Internet:

Have a question about the course?
Please contact Admissions on 0121 678 7000 with any queries.
Start Date
Course Fee

Woodlands Campus

September 2017



Not Applicable to 16-18 year olds