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T Level Education and Early Years

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Course overview

Gain the experience, knowledge and skills needed to enter a wide range of
careers working with children and young people, with our T Level in Education
and Childcare.

A T Level is a Level 3 qualification which is equivalent to three A levels
and is available to those aged 16-19.

Course information

This course combines hands-on learning, academic study and a 45-day work experience placement with a local employer.

In Year One, you study core units covering a range of topics such as:

  • Understanding the education and childcare sector from ages 0 to 19
  • How to support children and young people’s education
  • Child development
  • Special educational needs and disability
  • Working with parents, carers, families, agencies, and support services

In Year Two, you will study the occupational specialism; Early Years Educator, where you will focus on working with children under the age of seven.

In your work experience, you will develop transferrable technical and practical skills based on the knowledge gained in College. This gives you opportunity to use your skills in a realistic working environment.