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T-Level -Education and Childcare

T-Level – Education and Childcare

Course Information

Course Level
– 3
Course Type – T-Levels
Specific Entry Requirements
Five GCSEs at grade 5-9 including Grade 4 minimum in English and Maths.
Duration – 2 Year
Student Age – 16-18

This is a 2 year course equivalent to 3 A Levels and includes 9 weeks minimum working with an employer on an industry placement. This course prepares learners to work with children between birth and young people aged between birth and 19 years old and is suitable for anyone wanting a career in early years, primary, teaching and other related careers.

We offer one pathway: Early Years and Assisting Teaching. The Early Years pathway will give you a license to practice, enabling you to enter the workplace as a qualified Early Years Educator or manage an Early Years Setting. Successful completion of this course will also allow you to progress to university.


  • Understanding the education and childcare sector from ages 0 to 19
  • Child development
  • Safeguarding, health and safety and wellbeing
  • Understanding and managing behaviour
  • Observing and assessing children and young people
  • Equality and diversity
  • Special educational needs and disability


  • Learn how to support children and young people’s education
  • Work with parents, carers and wider families
  • Work with agencies and services that support children, families and carers
  • Participate in reflective practice and other forms of professional development


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