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Engineering Level 1 / 2 Award

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The Level 1 / 2 Award in Engineering provides a more practical alternative to GCSE. The qualification is based around the world of engineering and aims to introduce students to the various strands available within the field. The qualification offers students the chance to develop knowledge, skills and understanding through tasks set in realistic work-related contexts.

Key Resources


Statement of Purpose

Engineering Award Statement of Purpose

Key Dates

Centres should check all WJEC key dates for unit moderation and external examination.

Qualification Details

Engineering Level 1 / 2 Award (IVQ) is split into units and the assessment is both internally and externally.

The Award consists of three mandatory units. Internally assessed work must be completed within a centre and adopt the principles of controlled assessment.

Unit Guided Learning Hours Assessment
Unit 1 (9791): Engineering Design 30 GLH Internally assessed and externally moderated
Unit 2 (9792): Producing Engineering Products 60 GLH Internally assessed and externally moderated
Unit 3 (9793): Solving Engineering Problems 30 GLH Externally assessed

For further information, please contact:

Steve Howells - Subject Officer
Telephone: 029 2026 5017
E-mail: steve.howells@wjec.co.uk

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Level 1/2 Award in Engineering Examiners' Report Summer 2017

Principal Examiners' Report

The Summer 2017 Principal Examiners' reports provide feedback on this Summer's examination series. The reports include helpful observations and commentary on the work produced for this series and can assist teachers in preparing their students for the next examination series.

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