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Course Mode
Full-time
Level
3
Start Date
05/09/2022
Start Time
Duration
2 Years
End Date
21/06/2024

Engineering

The Engineering department of Kendal College offers a dedicated workshop, boasting industry-standard centre lathes, CNC systems, and 3D printers, and a range of computer facilities with the latest 2D/3D CAD software. The nine members of staff who run the department have over 140 years of combined industry experience, working in sectors such as military engineering, motorsports, nuclear energy, hydroelectric, manufacturing, and acoustics.

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Course Overview

T-Levels, what you need to know:
- Two-year courses
- Equivalent to 3 A-Levels
- Created alongside employers
- Include an extended industry placement (315 hours minimum)
- Attracts UCAS points
- Supports progression into a skilled occupation; higher or degree level apprenticeships; higher level technical study, including university

T Level Technical Qualification in Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing

The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the engineering industry and the sector and you will cover topics such as:
- Customer and client requirements
- Principles of design
- Design processes
- Communication in design

A learner will have the choice of studying one standalone Occupational Specialism as listed below:
- Mechanical engineering
- Electrical and electronic engineering
- Structural engineering

T Level Technical Qualification in Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing

The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the engineering industry and the sector and you will cover topics such as:
- Maintenance, installation and repair requirements
- Fault detection and diagnosis
- Isolation and resolution methods
- Communication for maintenance, installation and repair activities

A learner will have the choice of studying one standalone Occupational Specialism as listed below:
- Maintenance engineering technologies: Mechanical
- Maintenance engineering technologies: Mechatronic
- Maintenance engineering technologies: Electrical and electronic

T Level Technical Qualification in Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control

The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the engineering industry and the sector, and you will cover topics such as:
- Processes of production and manufacturing
- Materials used in production, manufacturing, and fabrication environments
- Specialist machinery utilised in the production and manufacturing environments
- Product and project management
- Quality assurance and quality control

A learner will have the choice of studying one standalone occupational specialism as listed below:
- Manufacturing, Processing and Control - Fitting and assembly technologies
- Manufacturing, Processing and Control - Machining and toolmaking technologies
- Manufacturing, Processing and Control - Fabrication and welding technologies

(Occupational specialisms subject to approval)

All of the T Levels in Engineering are assessed by external assessment for the core components and the employer set project (set examinations and assessments). The occupational specialism is assessed through practical tasks and written assessments which is also externally moderated by the Awarding Body.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE's including English and Maths at 6 and above.

Alternatively a Level 2 vocational qualification or equivalent in a related subject would be considered. GCSE in English and Maths at 5 and above required alongside.

Costs: Trips (optional) and travel to placement costs.

After Your Course

This is a full time programme ranging between 3-5 days a week dependant upon placement delivery.

This technical qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed for working in the Engineering industry, which will prepare learners to enter the industry through employment or as an Apprentice.

Furthermore, the completion of this qualification gives the learner the opportunity to progress onto higher education courses and training, such as the HNC in Engineering (manufacturing, mechanical and electrical routes).

Fees

£0.00

The fee displayed is the course fee. Course fees are per year for full-time courses and per course for part-time courses.

There may be other costs associated with this course e.g. kit, equipment, books, trips etc. Financial support may be available to support you with these. See the Student Money pages for more information.

Courses Fees

The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2021/22 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2022/23 will be updated in the Spring Term 2022. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

Level 3-6 Courses

Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19 or over and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.

You may qualify for financial support to cover the cost of a Level 3 qualification if you do not already have a Level 3 qualification (this will depend on the course & your age on 31/08/21).

Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.

A-Levels

The fees displayed are for the 1-year AS-Level course. If you would like to progress onto the full A-Level, please contact us for the cost of the second year as it will be different.

16-18 year olds

There are no course fees if you were aged 16-18 on 31/08/22, and are not studying at another institution.

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