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What is a T Level? | Helpful resources

Hey everyone, just thought I'd share a little introduction to what T Levels are, but please let me know if you have any specific questions and I'll do my best to help! 😀

What is a T Level?
▪️ A 2 year technical-based qualification taken after GCSE
▪️ Broadly equivalent in size to 3 A Levels
▪️ First qualifications launched in September 2020
▪️ Developed in collaboration with employers and education providers
▪️ Students who have not achieved Grade 4 in English and Maths required to work towards these qualifications alongside their T Level.
▪️ 80% classroom study/ 20% industry placement (at least 45 days)

Why study T Levels?
▪️ Streamlined technical education pathway
▪️ Prepare students for entry into:
Skilled employment, apprenticeships, related technical study in further education or higher education.
▪️ Students will develop technical knowledge and skills required by employers.
▪️ No tuition fees to study a T Level if you start before you are 19

Industry placements
▪️ Industry placements form 20% of the T Level qualification
▪️ A minimum of 315 hours (45 days), but can be longer
▪️ Students need to complete their placement to be awarded their T Level qualification

T Level Transition Programme
▪️ The T Level Transition Programme is a one-year post-GCSE study programme designed to get students T Level ready.
▪️ What students can expect from the Programme: Industry-relevant technical knowledge and skills, English, maths and digital skills, work experience, personal development.

Useful resources
▪️ T Level website (students)
▪️ T Level information for parents
▪️ See which uni's are accepting T Levels
▪️ Details on T Level subjects
▪️ List of T Level providers
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