Folkestone College - Education and Childcare T Level
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Qualification: Education and Childcare T Level
Location: Folkestone

Education and Childcare T Level

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

Course content 

Designed by industry leaders, the T Level combines hands-on learning, academic study and a 45-day work experience placement with a local employer. 

In Year One you will 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 an occupational specialism: Early Years Education and Childcare. During this year, you will further develop your knowledge whilst developing the skills needed complete your specialist project 


Your Future 

Once you have successfully completed your T Level, there will be a range of progression opportunities available to you. These include, entering skilled employment, starting a higher-level apprenticeship, and going to university.  

After studying this T Level, you could progress into a career as a:  

  • Playworker 
  • Teaching Assistant 
  • Learning Mentor 
  • Nursery Worker 
  • Special Educational Needs (SEN) Teaching Assistant 

Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Contact us

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Shorncliffe Road
Folkestone, Kent
CT20 2TZ

01303 858216