Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing
MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THIS COURSE
During this 2-year programme, students will develop the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of design and development occupations for engineering and manufacturing.
What can you do with this T-Level?
This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in design and development for engineering and manufacturing. Career options might include:
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Students 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 specialize
In addition to the core content, each student will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content.
The specialisms available in the Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing T Level are:
electrical and electronic engineering
control and instrumentation engineering
What employability skills will I develop on this course?
You’ll spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement with an employer to give you the skills and knowledge companies look for.
Career Opportunities & Further Study
What are the career opportunities?
Careers are wide and varied in the engineering sector, the may include the following: mechanical engineer, aerospace engineer, electrical engineer, engineering operative, lift engineer, manufacturing systems engineer, mechanical engineer or lighting engineer and many more.
What are the progression routes available?
T Levels will provide several progression options to students. These include skilled employment, an apprenticeship and going into higher education.
To help T Level students get into higher education, UCAS tariff points will be allocated to T Levels.
UCAS points will only be allocated to the overall T Level grade. Students must achieve at least an overall pass grade to receive UCAS points.