T levels are full time two year technical vocational qualifications equivalent to A levels for 16- 19 year olds.
These are a mixture of class room based academic learning and practical employer based work experience.
All T levels include:
By 2025 T levels will be available in 25 different job sectors such as agriculture to catering, digital technologies to education.
In 2020 there will be the first three T level subjects available in the following subjects; design surveying and planning [ construction], digital production design and development [IT] and Education.
To start with these are only being offered by a small range of colleges to trial them. You can check to see which T levels are being offered in your area.
You will need 5 GCSEs grade 4 - 9 including English and Maths or a level 2 vocational qualification and functional skills qualification at level 2 in English and maths.
By a mixture of different methods from industry projects to exams and industry set tests.
2 years - although you could be taken onto an apprenticeship by the employer the course of your T level qualification.
You will have the experience to progress onto a higher or degree apprenticeship or to be able to progress on to Higher Education in the job area you have trained in.