T-levels Have Landed at Oaklands

T Levels are a new qualification designed to give you a head start towards the future you want. They follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A Levels. The 2-year qualification brings classroom and work placement together, on a course designed with employers and businesses.

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T Levels will suit those students who know the industry or area of work they want to pursue for a career, and like the idea of a predominantly learning environment based course but with a strong practical emphasis and time in the workplace.

They differ from apprenticeships which are predominantly work-based and focussed on a particular occupation; and A levels which are academic and entirely classroom or learning environment based. Since a T Level is equivalent to 3 A levels in size, it is important to recognise the amount and rigour of learning involved.

T-level Courses we offer

The T Level Technical Qualification in Construction: Design, Surveying and Planning offers students a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience during an industry placement of at least 45 days.

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The T-level is a new two-year qualification which combines classroom theory, practical learning and a substantial work experience placement in the second year to ensure students have the skills to thrive in the world of work.

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This Technical Qualification consists of a core section including health and safety, material science, and engineering mathematics. The subject specialism is Maintenance Engineering Technologies.

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This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in early years education, childcare or assisting teaching. The Education and Childcare course includes 21 weeks of on-the job training to give you first hand experience of working with young people.

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The T-level in Health and Social Care is an advanced level 3 course and equivalent to 3 A Levels.

It offers a much longer period of industry placement (21 weeks of on-the-job training) to give you first hand experience of working in the health sector and is aimed at students who are very clear on the career path they wish to pursue.

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Our T-level in Business Management and Administration is a two-year, technical study programme, designed with employers to give young people the skills required in industry. To achieve this qualification you’ll need to complete two components: a Core Component, and an Occupational Specialism.

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T-level FAQs

5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above including English and Maths or equivalent Full level 2 vocational qualification.

If you have not passed in GCSE English and GCSE Maths, there is the opportunity for you to retake your English and/or Maths GCSE during your T-level course.

2 years of full-time study.

An industry placement lasts around 45 days, undertaken as a block or as individual days. The specific length of the placement and when it will take place will differ depending on your T Level.

T Levels are ideal if you have completed your GCSEs and want to get the knowledge and experience needed to get a skilled job.

Yes, you can. T Levels get you work ready, but you can continue studying with a higher apprenticeship or degree.

T-levels are designed with businesses and employers, to make sure you have the skills and knowledge they are looking for in an employee.

You can apply from today, simply choose the T-level course right for you on our website by clicking the "apply now" button.

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