Canterbury College - Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing T Level
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Qualification: Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing T Level
Location: Canterbury College
Duration: Two years

Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing T Level

Course Overview

During the 2-year programme, students will develop the core knowledge and skills that are needed for entry to a range of maintenance, installation and repair occupations.

Course Detail

Students will develop an understanding of a broad range of issues relevant to the sector, including:

  • Working within the Engineering and Manufacturing Sectors – an understanding of how materials, conditions and context influence design processes and products
  • Essential mathematics for engineering and manufacturing – a knowledge and understanding of mathematics including standard matrices and determinants and standard trigonometry
  • Materials and their properties – understanding material processing techniques and their effects on materials and material quality, the condition of materials, how these are managed, and materials testing methods and techniques
  • Business, commercial and financial awareness - basic commercial principles including commercial priorities and markets, customers/clients/partners and resource allocation

In your second year, you will choose to specialise in one of the following areas:

  • Maintenance engineering technologies: Mechatronic

  • Maintenance, installation and repair: light and electric vehicles

Course Progression

Once you have successfully completed your T Level, there will be a range of progression opportunities available to you. These include entering skilled employment, starting a higher-level apprenticeship, and going to university.

After studying this T Level, you could progress into a careers such as:

  • Engineering maintenance technician
  • Motor Mechanic
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician
  • Telecoms Engineer
  • Motor Vehicle Breakdown Engineer.

Careers or progression opportunities are related to your specialism that you decide in year two. 

Entry Requirements - Engineering - Level 3

This programme of study is designed to accelerate progression toward advanced employment, higher study or apprenticeship opportunities if you are clear about your next steps and you have the explicit entry criteria to ensure your success.

Achievement at level 3 will have a positive impact upon your future earning potential and career options but it also unlocks progression to Higher Education and Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.  These take you from advanced technician or skilled supervisory roles at Level 3 to management and chartered professional status as you continue your studies to higher levels.

For a Level 3, including all T Level and A Level programmes of study, we require students to have the equivalent of 4 grade 4s including English at 4 and maths at 5 (or pass at level 2 where you will have developed a context of maths in the same/related subject).

In addition to the general entry criteria for T Levels and A Levels many individual subjects will also require students to have specific GCSE grades in specific subjects, and some will have a specified level of skill requirement as well as specific GCSE grade requirements. Please see the individual information regarding the requirements for each subject course.

Additional Information

All students will undertake at least nine weeks minimum of working with an employer on an industry placement.

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New Dover Road
Canterbury, Kent

01227 811111