The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.
There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.
Minimum of 5 GCSE grades 9-4, including:
Who is this course for?
This course is for aspirational students who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering, with proven application in a “real world” setting. This T Level has an emphasis on real industry experience and is equivalent to three A Levels.
What will the interview involve?
Prior to interview you will be set a task where you will have the opportunity to discuss your ambitions and describe to the person carrying out the interview why you feel a career in engineering could be your first step to employment, and how this will fit with your chosen T Level.
What will I learn?
On this course you benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and will learn:
This Engineering & Manufacturing – Design & Development T Level also includes the following core principles:
You will have the choice of which occupational specialism you study (that will be supported by your industry placement) and these will be specialist units to develop specific knowledge and skills in either mechanical engineering or electrical and electronic engineering and control and instrumentation engineering.
On this six term course, over two-years, you will be assessed through an exam, industrial placement, employer work-based project and synoptic assessment.
How will I learn? – You will learn in world class facilities
You will be taught in a variety of ways to include workshops, lectures and seminars whilst also undertaking industry placement, to help support and underpin the theoretical knowledge gained in class. Digital methods of teaching and learning will be embedded to enable you to access materials at all times.
Your T Level will include an industry placement with a local employer to develop the practical and technical skills required to work in your chosen occupation. The placement is for a minimum of 315 hours/45 days. The Isle of Wight College encourages all students to find their own appropriate industry placement as part of the course. The college will also support students to secure a relevant industry placement. Your placement may be day release or in a block placement or a combination of both, and you will be required to be flexible.
What qualifications will I get?
You will achieve a T Level (Level 3) in Engineering, Manufacturing and Design.
T Level UCAS Equivalent Points:
|UCAS Tariff points||T Level overall grade||A Level|
|168||Distinction* (A* on the core and distinction in the occupational specialism)||AAA*|
|96||Pass (C or above on the core)||CCC|
|72||Pass (D or E on the core)||DDD|
You have the opportunity to progress on to an HNC/HND course at the Isle of Wight College, progress to university or proceed into careers including:
This is a full-time course which consists of up to 5 days study and placement a week. You will be required to work in your own time and complete tasks under your own initiative.
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