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Maintenance, Installation & Repair for Engineering & Manufacturing

Course Code: TLMIEM

Level: 3
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine

Qualification: T Level
Course type: Full-time
Time of Day: Daytime
Duration: Two years
When you'll study: TBC

About the course

Our vital industries such as engineering and manufacturing need talented and highly skilled individuals to help keep them moving forwards and ready to respond to an ever-changing world, with well-paid and rewarding career opportunities as a result. 

This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in maintenance, installation and repair for engineering and manufacturing and will allow you to develop an overall understanding of these industries. 

In addition, you will choose one of the following specialisms:

  • mechanical 
  • electrical and electronic 
  • light and electric vehicles.

T Levels are a brand-new qualification designed to give you a head start towards the future you want. They follow GCSEs and are equivalent to three A Levels.

This two-year T Level qualification brings classroom and work placement together on a course designed with employers and businesses.

You’ll spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement to give you the skills and knowledge employers are looking for.

Your T Level will help you to step straight into your chosen career, an Apprenticeship or a degree.

What you'll learn

You 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.

Occupational Specialism:

You will choose one of the following specialisms:

  • mechanical 
  • electrical and electronic 
  • light and electric vehicles.
Entry requirements

In our experience, to be successful on this level of programme you will need an appropriate functional level in English and maths to be able to fulfil the coursework requirements. We welcome applications from those who have one or more of the following:

  • five GCSEs at grades 9-4 (A*-C) (must include English and maths)
  • a BTEC Level 2 certificate or equivalent graded merit or above
  • successful completion of an Apprenticeship programme.

You must have gained a minimum of a grade 4 in GCSE English and maths before starting this course.

Assessments/Exams

Assessment will be through written and practical examinations, employer projects, group work, presentations and analysis.

What's next?

On successful completion of the T Level you may progress to:

Important information

Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2021/22 (August 2021 – July 2022). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2022/23.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to Foundation Degrees or Access to Higher Education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete an Expression of Interest form.
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