OverviewMechanical Engineering (T Level)
In your first year you will study an Engineering common core, before specialising in Mechanical Engineering in Year 2. The second aspect of the course will be a work placement where you will gain on the job technical skills relevant to your course.
As part of the course you will be set a work-based project which will allow you to apply the knowledge and skills you have gained.
4 GCSEs grades 9-4 including English, Maths and Science OR equivalent.
Essential: A willingness to undertake work experience.
- Work Placement (40-50 days)
- Work place project
- Engineering technical knowledge to include the following:
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 (PLC’s and Pneumatics), 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
Mechanical Engineering Principles of design, standards, mathematical theories and models, mechanical machines, statics and dynamics, materials, manufacturing process, aerodynamics, quality control, testing and measurement, systems engineering, CAD
City and Guilds T Level Technical Qualification in Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing (Level 3) – Mechanical Engineering
The work placement will provide an opportunity to learn and apply technical skills gained during the qualification. This placement will be within a company or organisation which is within the engineering sector or delivering engineering skill-based services. Learners will be expected to undertake 315 hours of work place learning across the two-year programme.
A variety of trips and visits into industry and universities to enhance the student experience.
The course will involve both written coursework, employer set projects and examinations.
Degree courses within the Bedford College Group Degree options within the Engineering sector Career progression: Progression into the Engineering industry within the specialism that you have chosen.
- Engineering Design and Draughtsperson
- Engineering Technician
- Engineering Manufacturing Technician
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