MBacc Gateway Resources

Engineering and Manufacturing

Your gateway to Engineering and Manufacturing

Use this information to explore qualification and career options within this gateway.

At 14

Build your Mbacc for jobs in Engineering and Manufacturing with these qualifications.

Essential qualifications

  • English
  • Maths
  • Sciences
  • Digital

Gateway relevant qualifications

  • Design & Technology
  • Graphic Design
  • Business Studies
  • Engineering
  • Further Maths

These qualifications can also take you to these other gateways.

  • Construction and the Green Economy
  • Digital and Technology

At 16

Get qualified and develop your skills with these options.

  • T Levels e.g. Structural Engineering
  • Apprenticeships e.g. Engineering Manufacturing Technician
  • Other Technical Qualifications e.g. Engineering Technology
  • A Levels e.g. Maths

18 onwards

You could step into a great job, like these options:

  • Engineering Operative
  • Engineering Design Technician
  • Maintenance Engineer
  • Chemical Engineering Technician
  • Rail Engineer
  • Welder
  • Wind Turbine Technician

Or, get more qualified with one of these qualifications:

  • Higher Technical Qualifications, like a Higher National Certificate, Foundation Degree, or Higher National Diploma
  • Professional Qualifications, like a Degree or Degree Apprenticeship

These further qualifications could help you progress into these jobs:

  • Manufacturing Engineer
  • Nuclear Technician
  • Continuous Improvement Engineer
  • Robotics Engineer
  • Quality Assurance Manager

Potential employers

Progressing through this gateway means you could be working for:

  • Milliken and Co
  • Nexperia
  • Hitachi
  • Siemens
  • Unilever
  • P&G