Engineering and Manufacturing: Design and Development, T Level
This high-quality T Level Engineering programme can lead to an exciting career as an engineer. The qualification offers both a practical and academic focus and will provide you with skills, knowledge and understanding of subjects such as design, project, maths, materials and manufacturing principles within our Engineering Centre workshops and laboratories.
The qualification is made up of a Technical Qualification and an industry placement within an Engineering setting. Learners will study a common core in year 1 and specialise in an occupational route in year 2.
How will I be assessed?
The common core is assessed by two external exams and an employer set project. In year 2 learners study the occupational competency element and complete an industry standard practical synoptic assessment.
Five GCSEs at grade 9-5, including English, maths and science or the successful completion of the Transition to T Level qualification. You will also be asked to attend an interview.
Occupations related to Engineering and Manufacturing: Design and Development, T Level
Design or Development Engineer
Design and development engineers conceive engineering designs from product ideas or requirements in mechanical, electrical and electronic engineering.
Employment in region: 3,335 positions
Production or Process Engineer
Production and process engineers advise on and direct technical aspects of production programmes to ensure cost-effectiveness and efficiency. This unit group incorporates: planning and quality control engineers who plan production schedules, work sequences, and manufacturing and processing procedures to ensure accuracy, quality and reliability; and chemical engineers who undertake research on commercial scale chemical processes and processed products, design and provide specifications and direct the construction, operation, maintenance and repair of chemical plants and control systems.
Employment in region: 1,038 positions
Planning, Process or Production Technician
Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of technical support functions to assist production, process and planning engineers with production programmes and schedules and with manufacturing and processing procedures in order to ensure accuracy, cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
Employment in region: 516 positions
What our students say
Owen Davies, Engineering Technician Apprenticeship
"I’ve enjoyed the apprenticeship as the units are varied and interesting. Also, The lecturers are very knowledgeable and helpful. Giving me the skills and experience for my future career. "
Studied: Engineering Technician Apprenticeship
What next? Completing the rest of his Apprenticeship with Airbus