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T Levels

With 80% of your time spent at college and 20% on an industry placement, T Levels are the next generation of vocational learning.

Take your education to the next level.

T Levels are world-class technical courses that offer you a new choice for after your GCSEs.

They are full-time courses that provide you with a perfect balance of classroom learning and real-world experience through industry placements.

The qualification is equal to three A Levels and is highly valued by employers.

T Level Childcare students setting up play session

T Level in Education and Early YearsGet the know-how

T Levels are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills that you'll need when you start your career. The qualifications have been designed with 250 leading employers, honing the curriculum to give you a head start in the world of work.

80% of your time will be spent at college, providing you with in-depth knowledge of your chosen subject. The remaining 20% of your time (a minimum of 315 hours) will be spent at a meaningful industry placement, giving you priceless hands-on experience.

This powerful combination allows you to gain both theory and practice. We call it the know-how.

Our T Levels

Here at Riseholme College, we currently offer a T Level in Education and Childcare.

We're also excited to be offering a new T Level in Land Based Engineering from September 2023.

T Level Agriculture student holding sheep in livestock pen

Meet the Students

Chloe Stevens T Level in Childcare

Chloe Stevens – T Level in Childcare

"The Childcare course gives lots of experience and the qualifications to go straight into industry afterwards."

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Frequently asked questions

How long do T Levels take?

How are T Levels graded?

When can I apply?

How do the industry placements work?

Is this the right path for me?

Can I go to university after a T Level?

Will they be recognised by employers?

What qualifications do I need to be able to study a T Level?

Why would I choose an unpaid T Level over a paid apprenticeship?

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