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The T Level Technical Qualification in Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing allows learners to gain an understanding of what is needed to work within the engineering industry.
Topics covered include customer and client requirements, principles of design, design processes and communication in design.
This qualification is aimed at learners aged 16-19-years old who wish to work in the engineering and manufacturing industry.
T Levels are equivalent to three A Levels. These two-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares learners for work.
A 315-hour (45 day) minimum industry placement will be undertaken on this course.
What you will learn on this course:
You will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:
working within the Engineering and Manufacturing Sectors –an understanding of how materials, conditions and context influence design processes and products
essential mathematics for engineering and manufacturing –a knowledge and understanding of mathematics including standard matrices and determinants and standard trigonometry
materials and their properties –understanding material processing techniques and their effects on materials and material quality, the condition of materials, how these are managed, and materials testing methods and techniques
business, commercial and financial awareness - basic commercial principles including commercial priorities and markets, customers/clients/partners and resource allocation
OPTIONS TO SPECIALISE
At LMC we offer two options.
Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing T level – Electronic and Electrical
Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing - Mechanical
You will complete a work-based project in your specialism.
EQUIVALENT TO 3 A LEVELS AND AWARDED UCAS POINTS
This T Level will be worth UCAS points (a T Level Distinction* is worth the same as 3 A levels at A*) and will be recognised by universities and other education providers so you can choose to continue studying if you wish.
26 of the top 50 universities in The Guardian’s Best UK Universities 2022 Rankings have agreed to accept T Level students (as of August 2022).
See the universities accepting T Levels on GOV.UK here
This course involves a substantial industry placement with an external employer. There is a requirement on the T Level qualification to complete a minimum of 315 hours (45 days) in a placement setting.
You will work with an external business industry employer to apply knowledge and develop technical skills in a real-life business workplace.
The content for this qualification was devised by T Level panels consisting of employers and stakeholders in the industry, and has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to ensure the content prepares learners for the world of work.
WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH THIS T LEVEL
This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in engineering. Career progression might include:
T Levels are one of your options after you’ve finished GCSEs.
Entry requirements – You are recommended to have 5 GCSEs at grade 4 and above including English, mathematics and Science.
To study this course you must have:
enthusiasm for the subject/area
evidence of good skills in practical subjects
commitment to study (attendance, punctuality & behaviour)
be able to work independently
good interpersonal skills
If you would like to apply for this course, please click 'Apply' in the top right, follow the steps, and our Admissions Team will be in touch with you
For more information, advice and guidance please phone Student & Learning Services on 01524 521385 or 0800 306306 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Course code: A36760-A1A