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Land-Based Engineering Level 2


This well-established qualification is recognised by the industry as demonstrating the technical capability to work in the land-based technology and agricultural engineering sectors.


Course themes include service and repair of various types of land-based equipment, applying mechanical principles, material preparation - including shaping and assembling as well as fabrication and welding, maintenance of tools and equipment, thermal joining and cutting processes and aspects of land-based machinery operation. You will get to work on a wide range of agricultural and industial machinery as well as off road vehicles, gaining skills relevant to working in an industry setting. You will achieve a qualification which is equivalent to 4 GCSEs (grade C and above).

Entry Requirements

Usually at least 4 GCSEs at grade E or above including Maths and English (new GCSE grading level 3) with Science desirable. Alternatively a suitable Level 1 vocational qualification with English and Maths at Level 1.

Further Study

After successful completion of this course you may be able to progress into an Apprenticeship or into employment.

Newton Rigg College,
CA11 0AH
01768 893400