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T Level in Engineering and Manufacturing

Course information

  • Study mode: Full Time
  • Duration: T Level in Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Student type: School Leavers
  • Course code: TL/ENG390Y1

Course Description

  • Study mode: Full Time
  • Duration: T Level in Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Student type: School Leavers
  • Course code: TL/ENG390Y1

This course is suitable for anyone interested in a career in maintenance, installation and repair for engineering and manufacturing.

Career options might include working as an engineering technician.During the Engineering and Maintenance course, you will study 17 core units during the first year, before choosing a specialism between Mechatronics or Manufacturing Technologies.

Students will develop their knowledge and understanding in a number of areas including the essential mathematics and science for engineering and manufacturing; health and safety principles, business management required in the sector and project management.

This qualification is delivered through a mixture of classroom theory and academic study, practical learning and 315 hours minimum industry placement with an employer.

The course has been developed in collaboration with engineering employers and businesses so that it meets the needs of industry, and to ensure you have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training relevant to the T Level.

The development of English, maths and digital skills are also built into the T Level, meaning students will be given a solid foundation of transferable skills.To learn more about T Levels, click here.

Entry requirements

To study this course you will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4-9, including maths, English and science. Applicants must also complete a T Level assessment day.


There are no fees to study a T Level if you are under 19 on the August 31st before you start your course.

What next?

Completing T Levels could lead to studying for an apprenticeship, higher apprenticeship, higher education and/or degree apprenticeship. This could be with Lakes College, based on the existing (and growing) offer, or another provider.

Apply for this course

If you would like to apply online for this course, please click below and you’ll be taken to our application portal. If you need any guidance about your choices before applying, email or call 01946 839300.