Course overviewThe world of engineering is fast-paced and ever-changing with an array of exciting opportunities available for aspiring engineers. Studying this pathway aims to develop your understanding of engineering disciplines and you will have the opportunity to where working directly within the engineering industry on your work placement.
The T-Level Engineering programme gives in-depth technical skills development with Year One encompassing all aspects of 'Core Engineering' including:
- Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
- Business, finance and commercial
- Continuous improvement
- Maths and science
- Digital engineering systems
As part of your studies, you will be expected to undertake a work placement to enhance and develop not only your education of the industry, but also to gain valuable industrial training with your employer placement. This work placement opportunity can be achieved using a range of options, and is subject to the employer's requirements. The placement can be achieved using a block placement or day release. Employers are keen to engage and train students in engineering due to the skills gaps in the industry.
You will continue with your work placement alongside planning, designing and managing an employer set engineering project. In college you will be able to specialise in Design Engineering and you will have access to the latest specialist technical equipment to help you to stand out from the crowd.
What else do I need to know?Applying and accepting the offer on this course will require a commitment to undertake a mandatory industry placement (of which a minimum of 315 hours need to be completed). NSCG work closely with a range of companies who are committed to providing an industry placement. Students will be offered a placement following a successful interview with an employer.
Students enrolling on this Design Engineering programme are given their own brand new laptop to compliment their technical studies.
What are the entry requirements?
How is it assessed?
exams, coursework, work based observations, an employer project and an end point assessment.
What financial support is on offer?
College Maintenance Allowance (CMA): Anyone with a household income under £23,000 can receive up to £20 per week financial support to help pay for travel and meals and meet the costs of essential trips, books, stationery and equipment. The payments will be subject to full attendance on your course. A range of other financial support is available, depending on your personal circumstances. For more details visit www.nscg.ac.uk/finance
What can I do next?
The Royal Academy of Engineering, Siemens, Autodesk CAD and the Ministry of Defence are a few of the many top organisations who have validated this Level 3 two-year programme for 16-19 year olds. On completion, students can progress onto Higher Technical qualifications at Level 4 and 5, Higher Apprenticeships or degrees up to Level 6.
Construction & Engineering
Course not right for you?
These similar courses may be more suited to you