T-Levels are coming!

Introducing the brand new next level qualification for ages 16 to 19 that provides an alternative route into further education.

This nationally-recognised qualification combines 20% practical workplace experience and 80% academic classroom work, and features industry-standard content which can lead you into employment as well as further study.

Studying on a T-Level course means that as well as developing your knowledge within the classroom, you also have the opportunity to complete a valuable industry placement lasting approximately 45 days.

Courses at Bradford College

Are you a Level 2 student wanting to progress onto T-Level study?

Why not apply to study a Transition to T-Levels Programme at Bradford College?

Starting in September 2022, Bradford College will be offering students a Transition to T-Level course, allowing you to develop the skills, knowledge and experience to progress onto your chosen T-Level programme.

We will be offering an Education and Childcare T-Level Transition course.

This course will be tailored to you to help and support you in your education journey.

As part of this course, you will have the opportunity to develop skills and understanding in Safeguarding as well as Paediatric First Aid.

The course will consist of five core components:

Diagnostic and guidance support – At the start of the programme, individual students’ support needs are assessed and the course is then tailored to those needs.

English and Maths – If students do not hold a grade 4 GCSE in both Maths and English, this course will aid those students to obtain the required grades.

Work experience preparation – Students will be mentored to develop the behaviors, skills and confidence needed to complete the industry placement.

Introductory technical skills – Through these technical skills, students will be able to prepare and understand the route that they wish to choose towards T-Levels.

Pastoral support and personal development – Students are supported in all aspects of their health, as well as building up key personal skills such as resilience and motivation.

Subjects at T-Level

T-Levels offer courses in Business, Construction, Education, Health and Science as well as many others. The qualification caters to many different subject areas and is an excellent stepping stone for career progression. Get ahead in your chosen field with this next level qualification!


T-Levels are a nationally-recognised qualification that you can progress onto after GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A Levels. A 2-year T-Level course combines 80% classroom learning with 20% work experience on an industry placement, allowing you to develop the skills, experience and knowledge to progress onto further study or employment.

If you have recently completed your GCSEs or aged 16 to 19, you can begin to study on your chosen T-Level course, providing you meet the specified entry requirements.

Most T-Level courses require a minimum of 5 GCSEs (graded from 4-9), including English and Maths.

As well as receiving a nationally-recognised qualification, you’ll benefit from:

– A qualification equivalent to 3 A Levels

– Up to 168 UCAS points, beneficial if you go on to further education

– A 45 day industry-standard work placement

– Both the knowledge and experience for career progression

Similar to an apprenticeship, the T-Level allows for both industry placement time as well as classroom learning. However, with a T-Level you will spend more time in the classroom, split 80% classroom and 20% industry placement, compared with an apprenticeship that requires 80% on-the-job work experience and 20% classroom study.

Studying a 2 year T-Level course will provide you with a qualification that is equivalent to 3 A Levels, the courses provide both the knowledge and experience to progress into further study or employment. A Transition to T-Level course is a 1 year course for students with the potential and interest to study a T-Level but require additional time and support to build up core skills in English and Maths, as well as identifying which course is perfect for their career progression.

For further information on T-Levels, visit Gov.uk

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