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Engineering and Manufacturing

Engineering and Manufacturing

We are developing the T Level Technical Qualifications (TQs) in all three pathways within the Engineering and Manufacturing route, working alongside EAL. This follows from last year's successful partnership to start delivering the Technical Qualification in Building Services Engineering.

These TQs will only be available in England, and they include:

  • T Level Technical Qualification in Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • T Level Technical Qualification in Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • T Level Technical Qualification in Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control

We have put together a list of activities to help you prepare ahead for the TQs first teaching in September 2022. Please refer to the timeline of activities to ensure that you have everything in place and are ready to hit the ground running.

Download the 12-month countdown timeline

What are T Levels?

Designed by key employers, T Levels are a new two-year programme choice that follows GCSEs and prepares learners for work, further training or study.

T Levels will become one of the main choices for learners after GCSE alongside apprenticeships and A-levels.

The T Level programme includes the following compulsory elements:

  • a Technical Qualification (TQ), which includes: core theory, concepts and skills for an industry area
  • an industry placement with an employer
  • a minimum standard in maths and English if learners have not already achieved them at the start of their T Levels. 

Download and share the Engineering and Manufacturing T Level presentation with your colleagues and learners.

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Draft Specifications

Provider Support

To keep you updated on our activities and support materials available, please visit our dedicated resources web page and events and webinar webpage, where you will find what you need to deliver these new TQs, including webinars and past webinar recordings and updates.

Provider Validation Board

We have set up a Provider Validation Board for Engineering and Manufacturing to ensure that the new T Level technical qualifications are fit for purpose and reflect the knowledge and skills learners need to succeed a voice in skills development.

Visit our dedicated webpage to learn more

Employer Collaboration

Through our Employer Industry Board (EIB), we are working with a group of employers and industry to design and develop the T Level Technical Qualification specification and assessments for the Engineering and Manufacturing to ensure the qualification is fit for purpose and meet the needs of the industry. 

Visit the Employer T Level dedicated webpage for more information on our EIB boards.

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