College Update: Important information for students & parents
The Education and Childcare T-Level course is for students who wish to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training or study in the education and childcare sector.
You will complete a Level 3 Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare with a specialism in Early Years Education and Childcare. This aims to develop your knowledge in building relationships with young children to support and promote their holistic development.
Included alongside the technical qualification is the completion of an employer set project and a weekly industry placement.
• The wider education context
• Child development
• Supporting education
• Safeguarding health and well-being
• Observation and assessment
• Equality and Diversity
• Special educational needs and disability
• English as an additional language
• Parents families and carers
• Working with others
• Reflective practice
There are three main progression routes following the completion of T Levels. Following the completion of the T level in Education and Childcare you may go on to:
Skilled employment within the Education and Childcare sector inclusive of roles as an Education and Childcare assistant – Early years Educator or within education roles such as a Learning Mentor.
Higher Level apprenticeships at Level 4 and above which may progress you into careers such as an Assessor in education.
Higher education as UCAS points have been awarded to T Levels, they facilitate progression to Higher Education. Careers leading from degree courses for the Education and Childcare T level include routes into Teaching.
At least two 5s and three 4s at GCSE including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.
NOTE: Completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service Application (DBS) is compulsory as gaining work experience with a range of vulnerable client groups is an essential requirement of this course.