Key Stage 5 Curriculum

We run four programmes at UTCN as shown below. In addition, all students participate in Find Your Future and Work Experience. All programmes run five days a week.

T Level Science Programme (Level 3)

Minimum entry criteria:

  • 32 GCSE Points

    • Calculate GCSE points with your best eight individual GCSE Subjects (9=9, 8=8, 7=7 etc)
  • Grade 5 in Mathematics
  • Grade 4 in English Language
  • Grades 5,5 in Science
    • Triple Science Recommended

 

  • 20 places available
  • Great for progression to Level 3 and Level 4 apprenticeships or university
  • Two-year course equivalent to 3 A Levels
  • First-rate careers guidance
  • Work with employers to solve real world problems
  • Work experience
  • 5-days per week at UTCN and on work placements

Further information can be found here

 

T Level Foundation Programme -Engineering (Level 2)

Minimum entry criteria:

  • 24 GCSE Points
    • Calculate GCSE Points with your best 8 individual GCSE subjects (9=9, 8=8, 7=7 etc.)
  • Grade 4 in Maths
  • Grade 3 in English Language
  • Strong interest in Engineering

 

  • 16 places available
  • Great for progression to study T Levels
  • One-year course that leads onto the T Level in Engineering in September 2024
  • First-rate careers guidance and work experience
  • 4 days a week at UTCN
  • 1 day per week CV building
  • GCSE English & Maths re-take

Further information can be found here.

T Level Engineering (Level 3)

Minimum entry criteria:

  • 32 GCSE Points
    • Calculate GCSE points with your best eight individual GCSE Subjects (9=9, 8=8, 7=7 etc)
  • Grade 5 in Mathematics
  • Grade 4 in English Language
  • Merit 2 in BTEC Engineering or grade 4 Design and Technology or equivalent(if previously studied)

 

  • 40 places available
  • Great for progression to Level 3 and Level 4
  • Two-year course equivalent to 3 A Levels covering all aspects of Engineering
  • First-rate careers guidance
  • Work with employers to solve real world problems
  • Work experience
  • 5-days per week at UTCN and on work placements

Further information can be found here.

 

A Level Plus Programme (Level 3)

Minimum entry criteria:

  • 40 GCSE Points
    • Calculate GCSE points with your best eight individual GCSE Subjects (9=9, 8=8, 7=7 etc)
  • Grade 5 in Mathematics
  • Grade 5 in English Language
  • Grade 6 in subjects chosen
    • In order to take Computer Science and Engineering you must have a 6 in Mathematics if you are not currently taking these subjects at GCSE
    • Grade 7 or higher is desirable for Mathematics

Available Subjects (Whilst we endeavour to run all advertised courses, we reserve the right to withdraw courses if we do not have a viable number of students. In such case, we will inform you at the earliest opportunity)

Further information can be found here