The Next Level Qualification

T-levels are high-quality technical alternatives to A-levels, combining classroom theory, practical learning, and an industry placement to ensure students have the skills to thrive in the world of work. A two-year course, T-levels aim to provide the knowledge and experience needed to open the door to highly skilled employment, higher level study or a Higher Apprenticeship.

As well as offering a clear line of sight to industry, T-levels are recognised by UCAS to support applications to study at university, with a starred distinction in a T-level being worth the equivalent of three A*s at A-level.

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T-levels have been designed with leading businesses and are now supported by employers of all sizes to give students the workplace skills they need to succeed.

Hundreds of employers – including Lloyds Banking Group, Persimmon Homes and NHS Trusts across England – have hosted T-level students on industry placements.

Many employers retain T-level students on completion of their course and support progression within their business onto an apprenticeship or into another role

T-Level Education & Childcare

The T-Level in Education and Early Years is a 2 year full-time programme that combines classroom learning with industry placements. You have the opportunity to experience a range of settings including, primary schools, day nurseries, forest schools, and pre-schools.

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T-Level Digital Design & Production

Digital T Levels are a new two-year, Level 3 study programme that offer an attractive alternative to advanced vocational study, A Levels and Apprenticeships. Digital T Levels will combine classroom theory, practical learning and an extensive industry placement with an employer to make sure students have real experience of the digital workplace.

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T-Level Health

The T-Level in Health is for 16 to 18-year old’s who would prefer a more technical education when they come to College, rather than following a purely academic pathway, or a work-based apprenticeship. This qualification provides a mixture of technical knowledge and practical skills specific to the student’s chosen industry or occupation.

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T-Level Management & Administration

This T-level is for students looking to start a career in business, management or administration. The qualification is designed to give students breadth of knowledge and understanding across a variety of business, management and administration areas but also equips them with necessary occupational and core skills to enter into employment or higher education.

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Coming soon for 2024/2025

  • T-Level Construction and the Built Environment – Surveying and Design for Construction and the Built Environment
  • T-Level Construction and the Built Environment – Electrical and Electronic Equipment Engineering