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EMTA Award (EAL) National Vocational Qualification in Performing Engineering Operations (Mechanical) Level 2

Course Description

This award is aimed at people new to the Engineering Industry, or who are in industry and wishing to gain a mechanical engineering qualification. The qualification recognises what a competent person is able to do at work. The course involves learning and developing the skills and knowledge needed to work in an engineering environment. This course has both practical and theory content, which is covered by training and assessment tasks.

Course Structure

The course requires the completion of three mandatory and three optional assessment routes.


Mandatory Units:

  • Working safely in an engineering environment
  • Working efficiently and effectively in engineering
  • Using and communicating technical information


Optional Units:

  • Producing Components Using Hand Fitting Techniques
  • Preparing and Using Lathes for Turning Operations
  • Preparing and Using Milling Machines

Entry Requirements

  • GCSEs grades D & above in English and Maths
  • Level 1 NVQ in Performing Engineering Operations
  • For equivalent qualifications see the Entry Requirements Explained page
  • All applicants must complete an initial assessment in Maths and English and attend an individual interview
  • Entry requirements may be waived for mature students who have relevant experience.

Course Progression Routes

Technical Certificate at level 2 and 3

Course Career Prospects

This programme is aimed people wanting to enter the industry in roles such as team leader, engineering technician and craftsman; however after further study there are wider job opportunities including senior engineer, technical manager and project manager.


If you are unsure about your career progression please contact the Careers Team.

Specific Course Information Contact

Paul Smith, or Academic Admin team on 01305 553663

How to Apply

To apply for this course, click here to download an application form. Completed forms should be returned to Centralised Admissions, Student Services, Doncaster College, FREEPOST RRBE CXT2 ZTGA, The Hub, Chappell Drive, Doncaster, DN1 2RF.


After returning the form, you will be asked to attend an interview.

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