Tech-level Engineering: Mechatronics

  • Teaching from: September 2016
  • Specification code: TVQ01016 TVQ01019
  • QAN code: 601/7080/3; 601/7079/7

We've designed these advanced, Level 3 technical qualifications in collaboration with employers and professional bodies. They're aimed at learners aged over 16 wanting to progress into a specific sector through apprenticeships, further study or employment.

Our Tech-level qualifications are included in the Department for Education (DfE)'s performance tables for technical and vocational qualifications aimed at students aged 16 to 19. They also attract UCAS tariff points.

Transferable skills have been contextualised explicitly within each qualification and are a mandatory part of the qualification outcome.

Foundation Letters of support

Mechatronic Engineering Letters of support

Engineering Council UK Standard for Professional Engineering Competence (UK-SPEC) Letter


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  • 10 January 2020 Coursework deadline for Tech Levels Engineering: Mechanical systems (H/507/6524)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines

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We believe that AQA’s Mechatronic Engineering qualification will provide learners with the specialist knowledge and competencies required for onward progression

Brenda Yearsley, School and Education Development Manager, Siemens

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