Electronic Engineering

L2 Level 2
Full Time
4 September 2023 — 28 June 2024
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

About this course

This Engineering EAL Diploma will suit anyone who is looking for a career in Engineering or a related area. It allows you to learn the basics and try your hand at different trades and careers, to help you find out what you enjoy and what suits you most. You gain the opportunity to experience mechanical, electrical, electronic engineering, and general engineering. On this course there are range of practical and theory sessions. You will gain a range of industry qualifications.

What you will study

On the course you will study a wide range of practical and theory sessions including:

  • Electronic practical / theory
  • Electrical practical / theory
  • Mathematics
  • Science (Physics)
  • Essential skills

Course fee per year

Registration Fee Payable on Enrolment: £0.00

Entry requirements

4 GCSEs Grade A* - D to include Maths A* - C (or equivalent) and English at A*-D. A suitable Level 1 Engineering qualification with Grade A*-C in Maths.

Teaching and assessment

  • Practical assessments and continuous assessment

Important points

  • The College welcomes contact with parents/guardians of students who are under 18.
  • Additional support is available for students with learning difficulties and disabilities.
  • Cardiff and Vale College is committed to inclusion and values diversity. We are determined to promote equality of opportunity and to treat everyone fairly and with respect.
  • Cardiff and Vale College reserves the right to make changes to this course without prior notice.
  • Course fees are subject to change. Your fee will be confirmed prior to enrolment.
  • All courses are accurate at the time of upload or print.
  • Courses can only run if there are sufficient numbers.
  • Please note, if you choose three or more course choices, then you may be referred for a careers appointment first. This does not apply to A Level or GCSE choices.
Key information

Start date

4 September 2023

End date

28 June 2024

Time of day

Day Time

Full Time

18 hours per week


City Centre Campus, Cardiff
Maps & directions

Course code



EAL Level 2 Diploma In Engineering Technologies


What our students say

Studying here is great – there’s excellent mentorship and support plus it’s a very diverse place to learn. I look back to last year and I never thought I’d have the skills or confidence I have now. If you’re a young person looking to sign up to this course, I would highly recommend it. It’s the best thing I’ve done career-wise.

Kaiden Ashun
Electrotechnical Apprenticeship, Year 3

Career prospects & further study

After completing this course, successful candidates may progress onto one of the higher level courses at college, which include:

  • Level 2 City & Guilds Electrical Installation
  • EAL Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma in Engineering - this is subject to an interview and satisfactory reference from your course tutor.

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City Centre Campus, Cardiff
City Centre Campus, Cardiff

Automotive Centre,
City Centre Campus,
Dumballs Road,
CF10 5FE