Sandwell College is delivering the T Level qualifications: Design, Surveying and Planning Construction; Health; Digital & Education and Childcare from September 2021.
This is a two-year course, which has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to ensure that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for Employment within the chosen area of occupational specialism.
Knowledge of core 14 topic areas
An industry placement with an employer, for a minimum of 45 days
Around 80% of time will be spent in the classroom with the remaining 20% being spent in an industry placement.
College attendance is 2-3 days weekly
Work placement for 315 hours
Technical qualification 80% (external assessment 2 core exams and ESP set by Pearson Edexcel)
WHERE COURSES BECOME CAREERS
Students who complete a T Level Technical Qualification will be able to choose between moving into a skilled occupation or further study; for example, a higher or degree level Apprenticeship, or higher-level technical study, including higher education.
Minimum grade 4 in Maths and English plus an interview by a prospective Employer for industry placement.
Industry placement is a mandatory part of the T Level
You are expected to gain substantial technical skill training
You will spend a minimum of 315 hours in the workplace with an external employer.
The placement will be specific and in-line with your occupational specialism
A single placement of 315 hours can be split across two employers
Day release (I day a week)
A block of 9 weeks
A mixture of any of these models, depending on what works for the College, you and your employer