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T Level in Maintenance, Installation and Repair — Mechanical (16 – 18) (Level 3) — Full-time

Course outline

If you are interested in a career in the engineering then this T Level could be for you. It combines workshop- and classroom-based study with at least nine weeks of industry based experience with an employer.

A T Level is a nationally-recognised qualification that gives you a new choice to consider after GCSEs and are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses. It is an examination-based qualification with a placement element.

You 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 addition to the core content, each student will also complete the occupation-specific module in Mechanical Engineering.

The T Level includes a minimum of nine weeks working with an employer on an industry placement.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C049542 / Q049543


T Level Technical Qualification in Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English and Maths at grade 5.

This course is for students aged 16-18 only.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete a range of externally-assessed projects including written exams and employer-set projects alongside completing 315 hours of relevant industry experience.


You can progress onto an Apprenticeship, further study or into employment in a variety of roles, such as:

  • Engineering Maintenance Technician
  • Mechanical Engineering Technician