Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing – T Level

A two-year programme equivalent to 3 A Levels

Our Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing – T Level courses are available at Level/s 3

This exciting new course offers real-world learning alongside the academic qualifications you need to progress into higher education or employment.

Topics covered include customer and client requirements, principles of design, design processes and communication in design.

T Levels are new courses which follow GCSEs and are equivalent to three A Levels. This two-year course has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares you for work.


English & Maths

If you haven’t achieved a GCSE Grade 4 (C) in English and/or Maths you will be required to either; take a Functional Skills qualification if you have achieved a Grade 1 or 2, or retake the GCSE if you’ve achieved Grade 3. You will be fully supported by our specialist team ahead of taking the exam.

Career Areas

  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Civil Engineer
  • Architect
  • Computer-Aided Design Technician
  • Surveyor

If you are interested in studying an academic qualification that has a hands-on approach to learning, then this is the course for you.

It focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed to work for working in the engineering industry, which will prepare you to enter the industry through employment or as an apprentice.

Spread across two years, it has also been developed for progression onto a degree-level programme in an Engineering discipline, offering the UCAS points you need for university entry.

In addition to completing the mandatory core component, you will have the choice of studying one of the following specialisms:

  • Mechanical engineering
  • Electrical and electronic engineering
  • Control and instrumentation engineering
  • Structural engineering