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Qualification name T Level Education - Education and Childcare
Qualification level 3
Course start date 4th September 2023
Duration 2 Years
Course Type Classroom based
Cost description T Levels are currently only available to 16-19 year olds. Contact us for details of other suitable courses.

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

This T Level is suitable for anyone wanting a career in early years education, childcare or assisting teaching. The T Level is a 2 year programme and will include a 9 week (minimum) industry placement and a Technical Qualification, where you will also choose a specialist subject.

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

5 GCSEs at 4 or above and must include English and Maths Where there are specific subjects required at GCSE we can discuss your grades with you when you come to enrol

View the key features of this course.

You will develop an understanding of: The education and childcare sector from ages 0 to 19 Child development How to support children and young people's education Safeguarding, health and safety and wellbeing Understanding and managing behaviour Observing and assessing children and young people Equality and diversity Special educational needs and disability English as an additional language Working with parents, carers and wider families Working with agencies and services that support children, families and carers Reflective practice and other forms of professional development In addition to the core content, you will choose one of the following as a specialist subject: Early years education and childcare Assisting teaching Supporting and mentoring students in further and higher education (available from September 2021)

Understand how the course will be delivered.

Your learning will combine classroom theory and practical learning and include 9 weeks (minimum) of industry placement. The placement will provide you with real experience of the workplace.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

You will be assessed by completing an employer set project and a project on your specialist subject. You'll have time to research and complete tasks. There'll also be 2 exams. You'll work with your tutor to decide when you're ready to be assessed.

Look at the further opportunities available.

You'll have the industry knowledge and experience to progress into roles like: Nursery worker Special educational needs (SEN) teaching assistant Teaching assistant Learning mentor or to go onto an apprenticeship or higher education.

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Name Ardleigh Green Campus
Address Ardleigh Green Campus
42 Ardleigh Green Rd
RM11 2LL
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Phone 0330 135 9000

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Chadwell Heath Campus 4th September 2023 View course
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