• Duration40 weeks (approx)
  • Awarding bodyCity & Guilds


The Level 2 qualification is aimed at candidates who are working in, or would like to work in a process technology role.  Ideally, you will have some relevant skills and knowledge, usually from a role where you have been supervised.

You may be looking to attend this course to help with career progression in one of the following roles:

• Chemical Engineering Technician
• Chemical Plant Process Worker
• Engineering Maintenance Technician
• Oil and Gas Industry Technician
• Polymer Technician
• Pharmaceutical Technician

The units of this qualification can contribute towards the knowledge and understanding required for the related NVQ while not requiring or proving evidence of occupational competence.


To provide course delegates with the skills and knowledge necessary to gain the Level 2 qualification for career progression within the Process Technology Industry.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

To award the certificate, candidates must successfully complete the assessments for the four core units, two mandatory units and two optional units as listed below.

Summary of Course / Content Objectives

• Core Unit – Fundamentals of Process Science
• Core Unit – Calculations in Process Industries
• Core Unit – Health and Safety and Environmental Issues in Process Industries
• Core Unit – Fundamentals of Communications and IT in Process Industries
• Mandatory Unit – Fundamentals of Process Chemistry
• Mandatory Unit – Process Plant and Process Plant Services in Process Industries
• Optional Unit – Processing Fluids in Process Industries
• Optional Unit – Processing Solids in Process Industries

Approx. 40 weeks (Open Learning). 4 weeks per single unit, 8 weeks per double unit, 2 hours per week tutorial sessions.This is online.

You will learn in a classroom environment.

You are required to undertake an exam at the end of each unit.  It is imperative that you are available to attend on your exam date.  In circumstances where you are not available to attend, we can re-arrange the exam but please be aware that additional fees will apply.
If you fail to meet the required criteria, you will have the opportunity to resit the examination.  Any resit / resubmission fees are in addition to the course price.

You are required to bring photographic identification to the exam (ie passport / driving licence).

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As a TTE learner, you will get the opportunity to train within TTE’s world-class facilities.

Here you will gain a wide range of both practical and theoretical skills, whether you are a school leaver or someone looking to upskill.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. Eligible students can also benefit from free travel.