Who are they for?
They are for 16 - 19 year olds who want to focus on developing skills and knowledge of a What specific occupation or job sector.
By 2025 T levels will be available in 25 different job sectors such as agriculture to catering, health science to finance. However, not all colleges are offering the same courses. To find out which T levels are being offered near you
Not all colleges are offering every T level subject - so check out your local colleges for more information.
The T levels that are available now are:
AGRICULTURE, ENVIRONMENTAL AND ANIMAL CARE
BUSINESS AND ADMINISTRATION
ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING
EDUCATION AND EARLY YEARS
HEALTH AND SCIENCE
LEGAL, FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING
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.
If you are not quite ready to do a T Level, then colleges are offering a Level 2 'transition course'. The course content will vary at each college so do check but the courses will be aimed at giving you the skills and experience to be able to progress onto a T Level course.
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 during your course.
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.