T Levels are a new, exciting, two-year, technical study programme designed with employers to give you the skills that the childcare and education industry needs. The course will develop your technical knowledge and skills specific to working with children in childcare and education. You will have an industry placement and develop your math's, English and digital skills. The T Level in Education and Childcare will provide you with a licence to practice and progression into skilled employment, Higher Education or apprenticeship.
Five GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, including math's and English, and a clear DBS.
Assessment is through examinations, observations, practical projects and coursework.
Maths and English GCSE grade 4 or above.
The early years pathway requires you to complete at least 750 hours across the two-year programme.
This programme has been written in conjunction with employers so is specific to this sector. There will be master classes from employers and there will also be extensive input whilst on placement in a relevant setting.
Full time programme over 2 years.
Core content: Core knowledge and skills includes child development, health and safety, equality and diversity and observation skills Occupational Specialist Content for Early Years and Childcare which includes specific skills and knowledge required to work with children. This includes topics such as play, educational opportunities, relationships, safeguarding and planning meaningful activities Maths, English and Digital Skills are integrated in the occupational specialism. The T Level Industry Placement will help you to develop technical skills and apply knowledge in a workplace environment.
The T Level in Education and Childcare will provide you with a licence to practice and progression into skilled employment, Higher Education or apprenticeship.
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