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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Key dates

  • 9 January 2019 Coursework deadline for Tech Level Engineering: Mechanical systems (H/507/6524)
    Schools and colleges may set their own internal deadlines
  • 18 January 2019 Exam for Tech Level TVQ Engineering: Mathematics for engineers (J/506/5953)
    Series: January 2019
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1hr 45m
  • 13 May 2019 Exam for Tech Level TVQ Engineering: Materials technology and science (F/506/5952)
    Series: June 2019
    Start time: pm
    Duration: 1hr 45m

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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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