City and Guilds 2850-88(IVQ) Diploma in Mechatronic Engineering

This course provides a programme of further education containing practical competence based training wiappropriate underpinning knowledge. The course is directed at learners wishing to pursue a career in Engineering by providing a pathway qualification at level 3. This can lead on to the part time Level 4 Engineering, employment and /or apprenticeships.

What will I Study?

Participants will be attached to the relevant industries to do 5 days/week on the job training (OJT) and attend 5 hours/ week classroom learning and practical assignments.

  • The course offers a broad range of practical skills supported by the underpinning knowledge gained through the International Vocational Qualification (IVQ) technical diploma element of the course in the key areas of Engineering • Engineering health and safety • Engineering principles • Principles of engineering maintenance, installation and commissioning •Maintenance of pneumatic systems • Maintenance of machine systems • Mechatronics systems principles and fault finding. The development of your personalized enterprise passport and enrichment activities fully enhance this course.


Course Duration/Course Fees/Assessment Fees

Duration: 24 months (Part Time, 2 evenings per week)
Course Fees: RM 14,400.00
Assessment Fees: RM 2000.00 (Estimated, to be paid to C&G (UK))

Entry Requirements

SPM holder with good credits in Additional Mathematics, Physics and English.

Course Content

For this level, Learners will be required to complete the following modules:

1. Mechatronics Engineering

Unit Title Assessment Method Remark
2850-301 Engineering health and safety Online multiple-choice assessment Mandatory /Compulsory unit
2850-302 Engineering principles Online multiple-choice assessment Mandatory /Compulsory unit
2850-356 Principles of engineering maintenance, installation and commissioning. Dated entry written exam Mandatory /Compulsory unit
2850-317 Maintenance of machine systems Assignment (practical assessment) Optional unit
2850-321 Maintenance of pneumatic systems Assignment (practical assessment) Optional unit
2850-332 Mechatronics system principles and fault finding Assignment (practical assessment) Optional unit


How will I be taught?

The Centre will supply all tools & equipment in the training areas but under Health & Safety it is mandatory to wear a pair of overalls, safety footwear or strong leather shoes (no trainers). The safety boots & overalls are not supplied by the center. You will also require writing equipment, A4 lined paper & a large ring binder for a ‘Portfolio’. All students are required to keep & maintain a Portfolio containing ALL evidence of achieving competence.

How will I be assessed?

As with all City & Guilds courses a number of assessment methods are used. The assessment of all units is continuous and normally includes some practical, multiple choice and written exam. Each portfolio of completed work is also externally assessed by City & Guilds.


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