Five GCSEs at grade 5 or above including Science, Maths and English.
Why Should You Take This Course?
This course is suitable for students who want to go on to employment or an apprenticeship within the engineering sector. It does also carry UCAS points.
You will gain an understanding of the engineering sector covering topics such as customer and client requirements, principles of design, design processes,
The core covers relevant maths and science as well as materials, mechanical principles, electrical and electronic principles, and mechatronics. You will also learn about the different engineering sectors, health and safety, project management, quality control, and manufacturing past, present and future.
The course also involves a work placement of about
How will I be assessed?
There will be exams for the core components at the end of the first year and an employer-set project devised by the exam board. This consists of a series of different tasks carried out under controlled conditions, allowing you to demonstrate core skills including Research, Design, Planning and Presentation. In the 2nd year, you will complete an externally set assignment.
Are there any special expenses?
As you will be working in the workshop during the course you will need to purchase a set of PPE. You may also be asked to contribute towards the cost of materials.
You will be asked to contribute towards the cost of travel to visit industry settings.
What could I do next?
This T Level will prepare you for entering employment in an engineering setting or going onto a higher-level apprenticeship.
Equivalent to 3 A Levels
If you wish to apply for 2023-24 academic year, please complete the online application form.