T Level Transition Programme in Engineering (September 2023 Start)

Start Date: 04/09/2023
Start Time: 09:00
End Date: 26/06/2024
End Time: 17:00
Day(s): 3 days between Monday and Friday
Site: College Main Site


Course Overview

The T Level Transition Programme is a new type of 16 to 19 study programme, specifically designed to develop the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours to support progression onto a T Level. This qualification has been designed for learners who wish to study in the context of a vocational sector. The knowledge, understanding and skills delivered whilst studying on this course will be delivered in a work-related context and will aid progression to further study and prepare you for the workplace. The qualification has been designed to offer you the opportunity to study a range of engineering topics that will help you decide which type of engineering you would like to specialise in in the future.

The topics could include:

- Health and safety

- Engineering drawing

- Materials

- Engineering science

- Engineering principles

- Machining

- Fabrication

- Welding

- Electronics

- Bench fitting

There will also be opportunities to have 1:1 support in the form of our tutorial package that further enhances the development of key skills necessary to achieving your full potential.

Work Experience & Industry Placements

Work experience is designed to give you a valuable opportunity to put your learning into practice. You will be expected to complete 35 hours over 1 week and have the chance to work with an employer of your choosing. Work experience provides the following opportunities:

- Improve your ability to get a job.

- Develop the relevant knowledge and skills related to your course and future career aspirations.

- Help you gain a greater understanding of what it’s like to work in your chosen industry.

- Receive coaching and mentoring from a line manager.

Qualification Gained

BTEC Level 2 First Extended Certificate in Engineering.

After The Course

- Progress on to one of our T Level programmes to further develop and enhance the skills and knowledge you have already acquired.

- Employment in an engineering company with the potential to earn up to £24,000, which could rise as high as £36,000 upon the completion of further training and development.

Our Lecturers

Our lecturers are passionate about engineering. Having all worked as engineers, they will help you develop your skills, knowledge and behaviours enabling you to succeed in the world of engineering.

Teaching Learning and Assessment

You will be taught through a range of theory and practical activities. Assessment will also take the form of practical activities, written assessments, and exams. There will also be talks by sector experts and industry related visits that will help you gain the knowledge required to be successful.

Entry Requirements

Grade 4 GCSE in English Language, Literature and Maths.