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Engineering and Manufacturing

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 YOU CAN 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:

 

CAD TECHNICIAN

3D PRINTING TECHNICIAN

 

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN ON THIS COURSE

 

CORE CONTENT 

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 SPECIALISE 

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:

  • mechanical engineering

  • electrical and electronic engineering

  • control and instrumentation engineering

  • structural engineering

 

 

 

 

 

 

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