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I chose to do this T Level because it was a course that could offer me the most opportunities and experiences, to hopefully guide me into what I want to do when I'm older.
It's a really good qualification and you get a good all-round education in the subject you'll be working on.
So I chose this T Level because I liked the fact that they did work experience which not A Levels do and this will give you like a real insight into the world of work.
If someone's asked me if they should do the T Level, I'd say definitely, definitely go for it because the workplace is going to give you an extra boost when it comes to getting a job.
I would advise people to study T Levels because you're not just sat in a classroom. There will be times where you're outside so you get a mix.
For anyone who's considering T Levels I would say go for it.
What you'll do on a T Level course
You’ll spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a minimum 9-week placement with an employer. This means you’ll learn what a real career is like while you continue your studies.
Grades you need to take a T Level
Schools and colleges set their own entry requirements, so check their websites to find out what GCSE grades you need.
Subjects you can take
There are 10 subjects available now in England, including digital, science, construction and health.
More subjects are coming in September 2022 and in the next few years.
Eventually, there will be something for everyone, from agriculture to catering and accounting to engineering.
After your T Level
Careers with a T Level
These are some of the careers that a T Level can lead to:
- laboratory technician
- computer games developer
- dental nurse
- electrical engineering technician
- healthcare science assistant
- teaching assistant
Finding your nearest T Level
Nearly 70 schools and colleges already offer T Levels. More than 400 colleges are expected to start offering them by September 2024.
You can search for colleges and schools currently offering T Levels to find out where your nearest one is and how you can get there.
Special educational needs (SEND) advice
You can get education advice if you're disabled or have special educational needs.
It may help you choose what you'd like to do next.