T Level in Engineering & Manufacturing, Processing and Control

Course Overview

The T Level in Engineering & Manufacturing, Processing and Control is designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience required to excel in the dynamic field of engineering and manufacturing, with a focus on processing and control systems. This two-year course combines classroom learning with substantial industry placements, ensuring that students are well-prepared for the challenges of the modern workplace.

In order to study the T Level, you will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including maths and English.

If you do not have the grades to study the T Level, you may be able to apply for our Level 2 course and progress on to a T Level the following.

As part of the T Level, you will study the following topics which is made up of core content and occupational specialisms.

  • Working within engineering and manufacturing sectors.
  • Engineering and manufacturing past, present and future.
  • Engineering representations.
  • Essential mathematics for engineering and manufacturing.
  • Essential Science for engineering and manufacturing.
  • Materials and their properties.
  • Mechanical Principles.
  • Electrical and electronic principles.
  • Mechantronics.
  • Engineering and manufacturing control systems.
  • Quality management.
  • Health and safety prinicples and coverage.
  • Business, commerical and financial awareness.
  • Professional responsibilities, attitudes and behaviours.
  • Stock and asset management.
  • Continuous improvement.
  • Project and programme management.

Occupational Specialisms include:

  • Fitting and Assembly Technologies.
  • Machining and Toolmaking Technologies.
  • Composites and Manufacturing technologies.
  • Fabrication and Welding technologies.

The T Level qualification will develop the knowledge and skills businesses want and prepares you for progression to the following

  • Work
  • Apprenticeship
  • Higher Education

UCAS tariff points will be allocated and will be equivalent in value to three A Levels.

As part of the T Level, you will be assessed through externally assessed exams and assignments as well as employer set projects.

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