Vocational qualifications

T Levels

What are T Levels?

  • New two year Level 3 qualifications -  equivalent to 3 x A levels
  • Lead to a specific occupation and available in a whole range of different areas from Cyber Security to Wildlife Management.
  • Designed by professional bodies, employers and universities so that they are relevant and up to date.
  • Include at least 3 months work experience and opportunity to build transferable skills and knowledge related to the job area.
  • Progress on to apprenticeships, jobs and university.

Who are they for?

They are for 16 - 19 year olds who want to focus on developing skills and knowledge of a specific occupation or job sector.  

Which colleges are doing T Levels in 2020?

Only a few colleges are offering the new T Levels in 2020. such as: 

Cirencester - Child care, Construction, Digital Production, Design and Development

Truro and Penwith - Digital production, design and development, Design, surveying and planning, Education

Exeter College - Education, Design, surveying and planning

Bridgwater & Taunton College - Digital production, design and development, Design, surveying and planning, Education

Strode College - Digital production, design and development, Education

Weston College - Digital production, design and development

Peter Symonds College - Education and Childcare

Fareham College - Digital production, design and development, Education

Havant and South Downs College - Digital production, design and development, Design, surveying and planning, Education

Farnborough College of Technology - Digital production, design and development, Education

What T Levels will be available in the future?

There are approved T Levels in the following sectors:

  • accountancy
  • agriculture, land management and production
  • animal care and management
  • building services engineering
  • catering
  • craft and design
  • cultural heritage and visitor attractions
  • design, development and control
  • design, surveying and planning
  • digital business services
  • digital production, design and development
  • digital support and services
  • education
  • financial
  • hair, beauty and aesthetics
  • health
  • healthcare science
  • human resources
  • legal
  • maintenance, installation and repair
  • management and administration
  • manufacturing and process
  • media, broadcast and production
  • onsite construction
  • science

When will they be available?

The first 3 T Levels will be available at selected colleges across England in September 2020. 

Here is a list of colleges who will be offering the first courses in:

  • digital production, design and development
  • design, surveying and planning
  • education

By 2022 all the subject areas will be rolled out across all of the colleges.

For more information:

Technical Level Qualifications

Find a T Level near you

Download: Nice leaflet about T Levels from the WIN Uni Connect

T levels

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