You might have been hearing about these ‘t-levels’ being around or perhaps you haven’t. Read on to get up to date on what they are, how you can get one and why they are a great opportunity.
- They are made up of 80% Classroom - learning skills that employers need and 20% Work - putting those skills into practice.
- They are equivalent to 3 A levels. You can go onto employment, higher education or apprenticeships.
- You get a 45 day industry placement. Meaning valuable time in a workplace relevant to your subject.
- They have been designed in collaboration with leading businesses such as Fujitsu and Skanska.
- When and how you complete your industry placement depends on your T level choice, college and employer.
- You get a nationally recognised qualification at a pass, merit, distinction or distinction*.
- They are free if you start studying before you are 19.
What can you study a T level in?
From September 2020 you can study: Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction; Digital Production Design and Development; Childcare and Education
From September 2021 you can study: Building Services Engineering for Construction; Digital Business Services; Digital Support Services; Healthcare; Science
With more available in September 2022 and 2023!
How do I find a T level near me?
Buckinghamshire College Group, Uxbridge College and Milton Keynes College all offer T level courses – check out their website to see the course details and information for applying.