This T Level contains two components, the core content and occupational specialism, either Electrotechnical Engineering or Plumbing and Heating Engineering.
The core content is designed to offer sufficient breadth of knowledge and skills for you to apply in a variety of contexts related to the industry and those occupational specialisms linked to this T Level. The core content is the building blocks of knowledge and skills that will give you a broad understanding of the industry and job roles. At the same time, it will develop the core skills you will need to apply when working within the industry.
Occupational specialisms develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours necessary to achieve threshold competence in an occupation.
Plumbing and Heating Engineering:
The purpose of this specialism is for learners to know and undertake fundamental plumbing work.
- Plumbing tools and equipment
- Pipework materials, installation methods and jointing processes
- Plumbing systems and their purpose
- Plumbing science.
As part of this T Level students will complete an industry work placement. Fareham College has an extensive employer network with local employers who will contribute to the knowledge and delivery of training.
Employers will provide demonstrations and talks on the industry and where possible work placements will also be provided by the employer. The industry Placement part of the T Level course will last between 45-60 days in total (at least 315 hours). The exact length of the placement and when you’ll complete it depends on your chosen subject. Placements can be taken as a block or as individual days however it varies depending on your chosen industry.
Availability & Enrolment:
School Leavers under the age of 19 do not have to pay fees on any full time courses, though may have to pay for their second year if turning 19 during their studies.
If you’re aged 19 or over you might qualify for an Advanced Learner Loan. It’s easy to apply for and you won’t have to pay anything back until you’re earning over £25,000. Find more information on Advanced Learner Loans on our website.
If you are studying a part-time course and you receive one of the following benefits, or you depend financially on someone who does, you may be entitled to have your tuition fees waived:
- Universal Credit
- Income Support
You will, however, have to pay any awarding body/assessment fees (unless you are on a first full level 2 course).
* If you are in receipt of Working Tax Credit or receive other allowances, you may be eligible to claim concessionary rates. If you are entitled to a fee concession you will be asked to provide proof of your entitlement.
It is essential that you inform us if your entitlement changes at any time during your course.
For any questions about fees, remissions and entitlements, please contact our helpful Careers Team on 01329 815 200.