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Foundation Programme.
Option T Level Foundation Programme.

Great for progression to study T Levels.

Engineering: T Level Foundation Programme
Minimum entry criteria:

  • Grade 4 in Mathematics
  • Grade 3 in English Literature

T Levels are new qualifications introduced in 2020 to provide technical routes for students pursuing a career in a specific sector of industry. The T Level Transition Programme is a one-year Level 2 course designed to prepare students for the rigorous requirements of the Level 3 T Level in Engineering.
The course comprises:

  • L2 Technical Engineering Study
  • Employer Led Projects
  • Work Experience
  • Technical Competitions
  • GCSE Maths and/or English

Technical Study
The technical study element of this course will ensure you have a sound background in mechanical and electrical engineering concepts as well as offering the chance for you to apply these concepts in a range of practical tasks. You will gain knowledge and skills in bench fitting, machining, CAD, electrical circuit design and assembly, plus many more. Assessment of this element will be a mix of internal coursework as well as an end of year exam.

Employability and Work Experience
Our employer liaisons and careers staff will guide and support you in obtaining meaningful work experience to help
you develop all important employability skills. We also work directly with a range of employers to help bring industry into the classroom via technical challenges throughout the year.

Technical Competitions
You will have the opportunity to work in a team to compete in one of the technical competitions, such the Navy Challenge or F1 in Schools. This is a fun way
of helping you develop team working and collaborative skills, alongside the technical aspects of the course.

GCSE Maths and English
Where your grades have fallen short
of the entry requirements into the L3 T Level, in the transition programme we will provide you with excellent levels of support to guide you through the exam retake process. This support will be tightly focused and will see you working in a small group with expert teachers.

Digital: T Level Foundation Programme
Minimum entry criteria:

  • Grade 4 in Mathematics
  • Grade 3 in English Literature

T Levels are new qualifications introduced in 2020 to provide technical routes for students pursuing a career in a specific sector of industry. The T Level Transition Programme is a one-year Level 2 course designed to prepare students for the rigorous requirements of the Level 3 T Level in Digital

The course comprises:

  • L2 Cyber Security and Digital
  • Employer Led Projects
  • Work Experience
  • Technical Competitions
  • GCSE Maths and/or English

Cyber Security and Digital Forensics
The element of the course will ensure you have a sound background in cyber security, information communication technology and computing. You will gain knowledge and skills in using specialist software to produce an ePortfolio of the progress you make. Assessment of this element will be a mix of internal coursework as well as an end of year exam.

Employability and Work Experience
Our employer liaisons and careers staff will guide and support you in obtaining meaningful work experience to help
you develop all important employability skills. We also work directly with a range of employers to help bring industry into the classroom via technical challenges throughout the year.

Digital Competitions
You will have the opportunity to work in a team to compete in one of the Digital competitions, such as Hackathons and Cyber Centurion. This is a fun way
of helping you develop team working and collaborative skills, alongside the technical aspects of the course.

GCSE Maths and English
Where your grades have fallen short
of the entry requirements into the L3 T Level, in the transition programme we will provide you with excellent levels of support to guide you through the exam retake process. This support will be tightly focused and will see you working in a small group with expert teachers.

*Please note that we are not running the Digital T Level in September 2022. Therefore, if you choose to study Digital: T Level Foundation Programme with us in September 2021 you will study the Digital T Level at another educational institution in September 2022.

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