T Level Three in Engineering, Manufacturing, Process and Control - Machining and Toolmaking Technologies

This T Level has been developed in collaboration with engineering experts to ensure the content meets the needs of industry and prepare you for the workplace.

You will develop an in-depth understanding of how the Engineering industry works, the principles of design, and the role of technology and sustainability to launch you into your career.

Course Code PF335/1

What will I study?

  • Working within the 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
  • Mechatronics
  • Engineering and manufacturing control systems
  • Quality management
  • Health and safety principles and coverage
  • Business, commercial and financial awareness
  • Professional responsibilities, attitudes, and behaviours
  • Stock and asset management
  • Continuous improvement
  • Project and programme management

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed via different methods during your course completing both theory and practical assessments there will be external exams, controlled assessments and an employer-led set project.

Upon completion you will be awarded an overall grade of pass, merit, distinction, or distinction*

How will the course be delivered?

You will spend 80% of your time at college learning the key areas as well as completing a series of in-depth practical tasks within the electrical workshops. To ensure you have the necessary skills and knowledge to succeed within the engineering sector, you will complete a 45-day industry placement with an employer to enhance your skills and understanding.

Entry requirements

  • Four GCSEs at grades 4 or above including maths and English
  • Successful interview and two references
  • Level 2 in Engineering & Technology

What next?

This qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed for the Engineering sector.  Your course of study will prepare you to enter the industry through employment or as an apprentice.

Upon completion of this qualification there is also the opportunity to progress onto Higher Education courses this may include a HNC or a HND. 

Additional information

To undertake practical activities suitable clothing and PPE will be required along with study materials which will be advised upon at application

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

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