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

Education and Childcare T Level

T Levels are a brand new qualification, equivalent to three A Levels, designed to give you a head start towards the future you want.



Course Overview

The Education and Childcare T Level is a 2-year qualification which combines academic study and industry placement.

In year one, you will study the core units including:

  • The wider context of education
  • Safeguarding
  • Child development
  • Equality and diversity
  • Children's behaviour
  • Special Educational Needs and Disability

In year two of the course you will study the occupational specialism; Early Years Educator, which is where you will focus on working with children under the age of 7.

Course Assessment

All assessment is externally assessed. The core units in year one will be assessed by an exam at the end of the first year and a ‘project’. The project will be a controlled assessment that is linked to work experience.

The occupational specialism in year two will be assessed through a synoptic assessment which includes observation in placement.

Course Progression

After successfully completing the T Level, you can enter:

  • Skilled employment
  • Higher-level apprenticeship
  • University

    One T Level is equivalent to three A Levels and is worth the same amount of UCAS Tariff points. Visit our T Levels FAQ to learn more about T Levels and UCAS.

Entry Requirements

Please see our Group entry requirements

Work Experience

This course requires you to complete 750 placement hours across the two years with children from 0-7 years old. Our Industry Liaison Officers will support you in finding a placement and we have excellent links with local schools and nurseries, including our own on-site nursery. This qualification will give you a full and relevant qualification and a Level 3 licence to practice.

Additional Information

Read what our students have to say about why they chose this course and how they are finding it.

T Levels are currently only funded for 16 - 18-year-old learners. If you are over 18, please visit our Early Years pathway for alternative courses. 

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

01843 605040