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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 2 Years TBC Full-Time Ashington Main Campus T Levels Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

Embark on a transformative journey with our T-Level in Engineering, designed specifically for ambitious post-GCSE students who are passionate about shaping the future through engineering. This pioneering course sets the stage for a dynamic career in various engineering sectors, offering a perfect blend of classroom theory and hands-on experience.

Our T-Level in Engineering spans two inspiring years, where you will delve into core subjects that are foundational to all engineering disciplines. In the first year, enhance your understanding of design, testing, and analysis through rigorous coursework that reflects the latest industry standards. You’ll gain not just knowledge, but the practical skills necessary to excel in a fast-paced, ever-evolving field.

A significant component of the T-Level is the industry placement, which comprises at least 315 hours of real-world experience. This placement is more than just a learning opportunity—it’s a chance to make impactful connections, apply your skills in practical scenarios, and get a true taste of what a career in engineering entails.

Join us to be at the forefront of innovation and technology. With a T-Level in Engineering, you're not just preparing for a job; you're setting the groundwork for a significant, impactful career. Start here to build the world of tomorrow.

You will need 4 GCSEs at grade 5-9 including Maths, English and Science

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire Learners will be expected to supply basic stationary and will need to purchase industry standard Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in order to safely access the Engineering equipment. Further details will be given upon enrolment as well as information on bursaries that can help cover these costs.

Experience a dynamic blend of instruction and evaluation in our engineering program. You'll engage with expert-led lectures, collaborative projects, and cutting-edge lab work that mirror real-world challenges. Assessment is continuous, tailored to measure your understanding through practical tasks, projects, and exams, ensuring you gain not only knowledge but also the ability to apply it effectively. This approach prepares you thoroughly for both higher education and immediate entry into the professional world, empowering you to excel in your future career with confidence and practical expertise.

Success in our engineering program starts with a solid foundation in GCSE Maths and English. It is expected that learners will have a grade 5 in Maths, English and a science before enrolling onto this T-Level program. These subjects are crucial as they equip you with the analytical skills and communication abilities essential for mastering complex engineering concepts and collaborating effectively in professional settings. Proficiency in Maths enhances your ability to solve technical problems, understand engineering calculations, and apply logical reasoning. Strong English skills are indispensable for writing clear, concise reports, interpreting technical documents, and articulating innovative ideas. Together, these core competencies form the backbone of your engineering education, enabling you to excel academically and thrive in your future career.

Seize the chance to turn theory into practice with our outstanding placement opportunities. Our engineering program connects you with leading companies across various sectors to give you a first hand look at professional environments. These placements, lasting over 315 hours, are your gateway to experiencing real-world challenges and solutions.

Collaborate with seasoned professionals, participate in pivotal projects, and enhance your technical skills under expert guidance. This experience not only boosts your resume but also sharpens your competitive edge in the job market. Whether you aim to continue your studies or dive directly into a career, these placements lay a solid foundation for your future success in engineering. Ready to build your career from the ground up? Our program is the starting block you need.

Our engineering program is designed with your future in mind, offering robust industry links that open doors to groundbreaking opportunities. We partner with an extensive network of engineering firms across multiple sectors—ranging from cutting-edge tech startups to renowned multinational corporations. These partnerships ensure that our curriculum is continuously aligned with the latest industry standards and technological advancements.

By joining our program, you benefit from guest lectures, site visits, and real-time project collaborations with industry leaders. These connections not only enhance your learning experience but also significantly broaden your professional network. As you progress, these industry ties become instrumental in securing placements, internships, and, ultimately, employment. Equip yourself with a qualification that is recognized and respected in the engineering community, and take the first step toward a thriving career filled with potential and innovation.

Prepare to immerse yourself fully in our engineering program, designed for dedicated students eager to advance their technical skills. This two-year course demands substantial commitment to both theoretical and practical learning. You'll engage in approximately 20 hours of class time per week, covering essential engineering concepts and hands-on activities. Beyond the classroom, expect to dedicate additional hours to projects, assignments, and independent study, which are integral to your success.

The program also includes a significant industry placement of at least 315 hours, providing real-world experience in engineering environments. This comprehensive approach ensures you develop a robust understanding of the field, ready to excel in further studies or jump directly into a career.

It is expected that learners will attend college 4 days per week and access an industry placement one day a week for a large proportion of their program. Exact times and dates will be confirmed after enrolment.

Discover the future of engineering with our T-Level program, crafted to ignite your passion and prepare you for the challenges of tomorrow's tech-driven industries. Through a comprehensive blend of classroom learning and hands-on industry experience, this program equips you with the essential skills and real-world knowledge to succeed in various engineering fields. With specialized pathways and substantial placement opportunities, you're set to transform your curiosity into expertise, opening doors to innovative careers and making a tangible impact on the world around you. Start your journey to becoming a future leader in engineering today.

Each module is designed to build your expertise and confidence, preparing you for a successful career in engineering. With our comprehensive and cutting-edge curriculum, you're not just learning; you're preparing to lead in the field.

• Engineering Principles - Dive into the essentials of engineering, covering key theories and practices that form the backbone of all engineering disciplines. Understand mechanics, electrics, and thermodynamics through interactive learning and practical applications.
• Design and Development - Unleash your creativity with hands-on projects that challenge you to design, prototype, and refine engineering solutions. This module emphasizes critical thinking and innovation, preparing you for real-world engineering challenges.
• Materials and Manufacturing Processes - Explore the properties of different materials and their applications in manufacturing. Learn about traditional and modern manufacturing techniques, equipping you with the knowledge to optimize product design for functionality and efficiency.
• Engineering Mathematics - Sharpen your mathematical skills with focused studies on calculus, statistics, and algebra, tailored specifically for engineering applications. This module is crucial for mastering the quantitative aspects of engineering tasks and projects.
• Business Management in Engineering - Gain insights into the business and management side of engineering. This module covers project management, economics, and ethical considerations, ensuring you understand the broader context of engineering projects.
• Industry Placement - Apply your skills in a real-world setting with a significant placement component. This hands-on experience is invaluable, providing a deep dive into the professional world of engineering and enhancing your employability.

What’s next?

Upon completing this transformative engineering program, you’ll be excellently positioned for the future. Your options are expansive: pursue higher education with advanced standing in top engineering universities or jumpstart your career through direct entry into the engineering sector. Your pathway could lead to designing sustainable structures, innovating cutting-edge technologies, or shaping smart infrastructures. Start here and steer your future towards success in a thriving industry that values and rewards technical expertise and creativity.

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