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Education & Childcare T Level

York College

Sim Balk Lane, York, YO23 2BB

T Level Technical Qualification
Level 3
Education and Training

Course Summary

This qualification will provide classroom theory, practical learning and a 3 month industry placement with an employer. It has been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that it meets the needs of industry and prepares the students for work.

Course Details

The Technical Qualification is the main classroom-based element of the course and consists of two components:

Core Content
This provides students with the knowledge that underpins the industry with topics which could include safeguarding, supporting education, special educational needs and reflective practice.

Occupational Specialisms
Students can choose to specialise in a specific field which could include early years education and childcare, assisting teaching or supporting and mentoring students in further and higher education.

The industry placement allows students to develop their subject specific skills as well as those necessary to working in any environment, such as effective planning, working with others, health and safety and promoting equality and diversity.

How will it be delivered?

There will be a two-day placement setting. Allocation of this placement day will be given out prior to starting the course. You will also need to complete workplace assessments which will be carried out in a placement setting of 750 hours of real work experience.

All classes are taught in College, however there will be opportunities to take part in trips which are related to the units taught.

Core knowledge is assessed through a combination of written exams and an employer-set project. Specialist knowledge and skills are assessed through a combination of a written exam and practical projects.

Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 or 5 subjects at grade 4 or above including English and/or Maths.

Your next steps...

Students may progress in to employment, an apprenticeship or higher level study, including university.

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