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Electrical Electronic and Mechanical Engineering

Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing: Mechanical or Electrical and Electronic Engineering (Engineering and Manufacturing T Level Route)

  • College 16+
  • Crewe Campus
  • EP Campus
  • 2 Years

How to apply

The Course

T Levels are new two-year, Level 3 study programmes combining classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 315 -350 hours of industry placement with an employer to make sure you have real experience of the workplace. At the end of the Technical Qualification, you are expected to demonstrate threshold competence, which means that you have gained the core knowledge and skills related to Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing and are well placed to develop full occupational competence with additional development and support once in employment in the engineering sector.

You will choose to follow one of the following Occupational Specialisms:
• Mechanical Engineering
Electrical and electronic Engineering

You will learn about the following topics:

Core knowledge and understanding across the Engineering and Manufacturing Route

Working within the Engineering and Manufacturing Sectors

Working within the Engineering and Manufacturing Sectors

Engineering representations

Essential mathematics for engineering and manufacturing

Essential science for engineering and manufacturing

Materials and their properties

Mechanical principles

Electrical and electronic principles


Engineering and manufacturing control systems

Recognised standards in engineering and manufacturing

Standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Health and safety principles and coverage

Business, commercial and financial awareness

Professional responsibilities, attitudes, and behaviours

Stock and asset management

Quality assurance, control and improvement

Continuous improvement

Project and programme management

Core knowledge and understanding across the Design and Development Route

Customer and client requirements

Principles of design

Design processes

Design focus and application

Communication in design



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Typically you will need 5 GCSEs at grade 4/C (or above), including grade 4/C (or above) for maths and English.
You will gain a range of skills and experience and substantial experience of working for employers which will give you progression options to skilled employment and further study. You could also progress into higher level study or Apprenticeships on courses such as HIgher National Diploma, Foundation Degree, Degree programmes at the College or university.

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Crewe Campus
Starts : September 4th, 2023
2 Years
EP Campus
Starts : September 4th, 2023
2 Years
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