Engineering & Automotive

T Level - Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control - E196

12 Quays Full Time Level 3

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T Level - Fabrication and Welding Technologies qualification will equip you with the skills, knowledge and industry experience to start your journey into this thriving sector. Designed by industry leaders the T Level combines hands on learning, academic study and a minimum 45-day industry placement.

This qualification is for you if you want to work within the engineering and manufacturing industry.

It has been designed to deliver a high level of knowledge about the engineering industry as well as the occupational skills you will need to enter the industry — also known as threshold competence.

Course Details

The qualification will help you gain an understanding of the engineering industry and the sector, and you will cover topics such as:

  • Processes of production and manufacturing
  • Entry Guidelines

    This is a Study Programme for those aged 16-18 years of age.

    Minimum of 5 GCSEs including Grade 5 or above in maths and 4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above including English Language and an IT-related GCSE such as IT, Computing or Science.

    Applicants should be ready to complete a work placement

    Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

    If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

    Equipment Required

    Flame retardant overalls

    Steel toe capped boots

    Workshop gloves

    Welding mask

    Welding gauntlets

    Assessment Method

    Two written examinations, an employer-set project and an occupational specialism. Every student must complete and pass their placement in order to achieve the qualification.

    Students are required to complete and pass all components to achieve their qualification.

    Additional Information

    A key component of this course is an extended work experience placement, totalling at least 45 days over the two year programme. Wirral Met have excellent links with employers within the Engineering sector and will work with you to find the right placement for you.

    Where can I progress to?

    This technical qualification focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed for working in the engineering industry, which will prepare learners to enter the industry through employment or as an Apprentice. Furthermore, the completion of this qualification gives the learner the opportunity to progress on to higher education courses and training.

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    If you are aged 16-18:


    This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

    Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

    If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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