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Automotive – T Level


T Level (Level 3)

Type of study

School Leavers




On Campus and Industry Placement


2 years

Automotive: Maintenance, installation and repair for light and electrical vehicles

This course is aimed at those academic learners who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of engineering. The T level has an emphasis on ‘real’ industry experience and is equivalent to three A Levels.

This course will be enriched by giving students the opportunity to be part of the race/rally team and undertake exciting elements of the Motorsports team.


Five GCSEs at grade 9-4, including Maths and Science.


You will study a core element that will develop your knowledge of concepts, theories and core skills relevant to automotive light and electric vehicles.

You will study specialist occupational specific content such as mechanical principles, primary and auxiliary systems, drive devices and their purpose and electronic and mechanical diagnostic and measurement techniques.


Assessment will come in different forms. In some instances, you will undertake exams to test core skills whilst practical skills test will help assess your occupational specialismWith T-levels, your work placement employer will also help by ensuring you cover key areas within your placement which will help prepare you for assessments.


The T-level helps prepare learners to become employed in the industry via a successfully completed industry placement. It also gives learners the opportunity to study university courses in Motorsport and Automotive Engineering. 


The T-level qualification provides ample opportunities to experience different work settings through the industry placement element of the course. 


The College has a specialist facility that provides excellent, industry standard facilities for Bricklaying and Carpentry in its Technology and Future Skills Centre. 

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