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About T Levels

T Levels are a 2-year qualification that you can do as an alternative to A levels, other post-16 courses or an apprenticeship.

They bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers.

A new choice

T Levels are ideal if you have finished your GCSEs and want the knowledge and experience to get straight into employment, an apprenticeship or higher education.

You’ll spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement with an employer to give you the skills and knowledge companies look for.

Equivalent to 3 A Levels

One T Level takes 2 years of full-time study and is equivalent in size to 3 A levels.

The first T Levels have started at selected schools and colleges in England, with more coming in the following years.

T Level Transition Programme

Think you might like to do a T Level, but need more time to get ready? The T Level Transition Programme is a 1-year post-GCSE course designed to prepare you for your chosen T Level.

It will give you knowledge, practical and study skills, and work experience to excel in your subject. Talk to your T Level school or college to find out if this could be right for you.

See the schools and colleges offering the T Level Transition Programme

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