Engineering and Manufacturing (Design and Development) - T Level


Course Code: EC1FE444



Next course dates

Start DateLocationDuration
02/09/2024Bispham Campus2 Years / £7028.00Enquire  

Course Overview

An introduction to Engineering and Manufacturing, designed to help students choose a specific pathway and specialism once the common core is delivered. It covers the theoretical and practical knowledge of the Engineering and Manufacturing industry and various disciplines across all sectors that are indicative to the industry. Students gain an understanding of what theoretical principles and practices integral to the industry and sector are required to work in it. Students will develop their knowledge and understanding of, and skills in:

  • Working within the engineering and manufacturing sectors. 
  • Engineering and manufacturing past, present and future
  • Engineering Representations
  • Essential Mathematics for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Essential Science for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Materials and their Properties
  • Mechanical Principles
  • Electrical and Electronic principles. 
  • Mechatronics
  • Engineering and Manufacturing control systems
  • Quality Management
  • Health and Safety principles and coverage
  • Business, commercial and financial awareness
  • Professional responsibilities, attitudes and behaviours
  • Stock and asset management
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Project and programme management

Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 4 or above in English and Maths

  • a successful interview with a tutor
  • the ability to study independently
  • a genuine interest in the subject
  • good communication skills
  • hardworking approach towards the industry

All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course.

All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course.

Qualification Obtained

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

Essential Skills – English and Maths

If you achieve a grade 3 in GCSE Maths or English you will have to work towards re-sitting these subjects as part of your main study programme. At B&FC, this won’t delay your career journey because you’re working towards these subjects at the same time as your chosen subject.

Assessment Methods

  • 2 x 2.5 hour exams – 35% weighting each
  • 1 x 24 hour employer set project – 30% weighting.  

Exam Dates – May/ June

Employer Set Project window – March /May

Industry Placement and Field Trips

Other Costs and Equipment Needed

You would be expected to have access to a computer with internet access.
You will have access to a free download of Microsoft office 365 and AutoCAD using your student email address.


Expert Tutors

All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.

Tuition Fees

Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.

Regulation and Accreditation

Accrediting Institution: N/A

Awarding Body: City and Guilds of London Institute

Regulatory Body: Ofsted

Terms and Conditions

Read our full terms and conditions for more information.

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