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Engineering and Manufacturing

Engineering and Manufacturing

From September 2022, in collaboration with Excellence Achievement and Learning (EAL), we will be offering the T Level Technical Qualifications (TQs) in all three pathways within the Engineering and Manufacturing route. These will only be available in England.

  • Engineering and Manufacturing: Manufacturing, Processing and Control
  • Engineering and Manufacturing: Maintenance, Installation and Repair
  • Engineering and Manufacturing: Design and Development.

What are T Levels?

T Levels are new two-year courses, developed in collaboration with employers and providers so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares learners for the world of work. 

T Levels which follow GCSEs will offer learners a mixture of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience during an industry placement of at least 45 days. They will provide the knowledge and experience needed to open the door into skilled employment, higher apprenticeship or further education. 

As we head into the TQ development for the first teaching from September 2022, we’ve pulled together a list of activities which you can access.

Provider Timeline

Employer Collaboration

We are working with a group of employers and industry, through our Employer Industry Board (EIB), to design and develop the T Level Technical Qualification specification and assessments for the Management and Administration 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.


Provider Support

We’re here to support you at every stage – find out what you need to deliver the Technical Qualifications effectively, from curriculum planning, implementation, programme delivery and resources to support you at every stage. To keep updated on past activities, please click on the relevant accordions below, where you will find the draft Specification, past webinar recordings and updates.

However, If you wish to become an eligible provider to deliver any T Levels, you must first contact the Department for Education, visit the government’s website to find out how you can become an eligible provider to deliver T Levels from 2022.

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

Communications archive

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Webinar archive

Here you will find the recordings and slides from each of our T Level update webinars.

March 2021

T Level Engineering and Manufacturing Provider TQ update webinar – download the slides | watch the webinar recording

November 2020

T Level Engineering and Manufacturing Provider Welcome webinar – download the slides | watch the webinar recording

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