T Levels for

ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING 

At our Industry Excellence Academy, you can study one of the brand-new Engineering and Manufacturing T Level qualifications or Transition Programmes. They have been developed in collaboration with employers, and combine theory, practical and classroom learning with a minimum 45-day industry placement. If you opt to take a T Level, you will spend 20% of your time on an industry placement and 80% in the classroom.

Opportunities in this sector are increasing, with demand for technically minded problem solvers who are responsible for operating machinery, as well as developing and designing new processes. You’ll be learning in a fully simulated environment with industry standard equipment, which includes specialist, bespoke work areas.

TRANSITION PROGRAMMES

If you haven’t quite achieved the grades for a T Level there is the option of a Transition Programme, which are Level 2, one-year programmes that will then allow you to progress on to a T Level.

t award

Those successful in gaining a place on the T Levels or Transition Programmes will be eligible for the ‘T Award’, a package of benefits that includes:

  • £300 per year bursary*
  • Free branded work wear
  • Specialist training such as drone flight and 3D modelling
  • Guaranteed progression to a Higher Education course at UCEN Manchester
  • And much more


*Subject to requirements

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summer school

Summer School is an introduction to our Industry Excellence Academy, T Levels and T Level Transition Programmes.

During your time spent on our Summer School, you will work on an engineering project that focuses on:

  • Problem solving
  • Resilience
  • Creativity
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills

The sessions will lead up to a written report, presentation and interview with an employer.

Completion of the Summer School is an entry requirement of our T Level and Transition Programmes. 

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Explore our gallery. From our outstanding facilities to fantastic work placement opportunities, get a taste of what it’s like working in the industry and see what you can expect from studying at The Manchester College.

ATTEND AN UPCOMING EVENT

If you want to find out more about our Engineering and Manufacturing T Levels and Transition Programmes, register to attend one of our upcoming open events. Speak to tutors, hear from current students and get a glimpse of our facilities.

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Download THE T LEVEL SUBJECT GUIDE

Find out more about our T Level and Transition Programmes that are available to you in our Engineering and Manufacturing T Level subject guide.