The new qualifications bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers, helping prepare students to meet the needs of industry and work.
Abingdon & Witney College will be offering T Levels in several subjects from September 2021 onwards. If you have finished your GCSEs and want the knowledge and experience to get straight into employment, an apprenticeship or higher education, T Levels could be the option for you.
Here we have some further information for potential students, their parents/guardians and employers.
With T Levels, you’ll spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day (at least 315 hours) placement, or possibly longer, with an employer to give you the knowledge and skills
T Level courses will include the following compulsory elements:
T Levels will provide several progression options to students. These include skilled employment, an apprenticeship and higher education.
To help T Level students get into higher education, UCAS tariff points will be allocated to T Levels.
UCAS points will only be allocated to the overall T Level grade. Students must achieve at least an overall pass grade to receive UCAS points.
|UCAS tariff points |||T Level overall grade||A level|
|168||Distinction* (A* on the core and distinction in the occupational specialism)||AAA*|
|96||Pass (C or above on the core)||CCC|
|72||Pass (D or E on the core)||DDD|
Students who complete their T Level will receive an overall grade of pass, merit, distinction or distinction*. They will get a nationally recognised certificate which will show their overall grade and a breakdown of what they have achieved.
The T Level certificate will include:
It will also include confirmation that the student has:
A student’s overall T Level grade will be worked out from the grades they achieved on the core component and the occupational specialism(s).
Students who do not pass all elements of their T Level will get a T Level statement of achievement which will show the elements they have completed.
That’s great! Employers are essential to the success of T Level programmes and we’d love to speak to you.
You can get in touch with us today:
01235 555 585 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Watch the official 'Welcome to T Levels' video from the Department for Education