T Level in Engineering


This Technical Qualification consists of a core section including health and safety, material science, and engineering mathematics. The subject specialism is Maintenance Engineering Technologies

After completing basic skills modules you will progress on to learning about advanced diagnostic techniques for multiple mechanical systems. You will work in the engineering workshops to gain the required hand and machining skills, whilst attending theory lessons conducted in a classroom.

An industry-based work placement is required to run alongside your course, this must be equivalent to at least 45
days and will further reinforce your newly learned skills and offer a true insight into the engineering industry.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The core content consists of the following units:

Electronics Engineering Technician
Aerospace Engineering Technician
Electrical Engineering Technician
Mechanical Engineering Technician

In addition to the core content of this T-level you will also complete at least one module of occupation-specific content:
Production Technologies
Manufacturing Technologies
Processing Technologies
Materials Technologies

What Next?

There are different pathways which are available to you following the successful completion of your
T-level in Engineering.

Options to consider include:

Applying to university – Your T-level will be worth UCAS points – A T-level at 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.

Or you could progress on to a Level 4 HNC Electrical & Electronic Control Engineering which is recognised by industry
employers and professional organisations.

Alternatively you could pursue opportunities to specialise with an apprenticeship.

Successful completion of the Extended Diploma in Construction can lead to progression on to the HNC in Construction or other Higher Education courses or alternatively into employment within the construction and property industry.

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16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given a the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.

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