T Level: Education and Childcare
Equivalent to 3 A levels, the 2-year course has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to ensure the content prepares learners for the world of work and meets industry needs. The purpose of the T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training relevant to the T Level.
Please note: T Levels are only available for students that will be 16-18 whilst studying the qualification.
What will I do
This course involves a substantial industry placement with an external employer. Once you complete the course, you will have a licence to practice education and childcare in your career. You will take advantage of our brand new specialist care rooms at our Chaffron Way campus, learning from a combination of our very own experienced tutors, and your mentors within your work placement. The units you can expect to cover include:
1. Wider Context
2. Supporting Education
3. Safeguarding, Health and Safety and Wellbeing
5. Parents, Families and Carers
6. Working with Others
7. Child Development
8. Observation and Assessment
9. Reflective Practice
10. Equality and Diversity
11. Special Educational Needs and Disability
12. English as an Additional Language
This course is designed to help you get into employment. You could progress to become a:
– Early Years Practitioner
– Early Years Educator
– Primary/Secondary/Tertiary Teaching
You could also progress onto university or higher education to further your learning, depending on your goals. You could also progress on to an apprenticeship.
Is it for me?
Entry requirements: You require 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Science, Maths and English Language.
Future Career Opportunities
DO I NEED TO PURCHASE ANYTHING?
You will be required to purchase a text book for £32.99 and uniform for the course, approximately £50.00.
You might be able to apply for a bursary to help you with the cost of these.
You require 4 GCSEs at grade 4/C or above including Maths and English Language.
HOW MUCH WILL I HAVE TO STUDY?
You will have three days in college and two days in an industry placement.
HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?
You will be set assignments, mock exams and observations in the placement.
You require 5 GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Science, Maths and English Language.