T Levels

What is a T Level?

T Levels are an alternative to A-Levels, apprenticeships and other 16-19 courses. They are two-year courses that are equivalent to three A-Levels.

The point of difference for T Levels is that they include a 45-day industry placement alongside classroom learning.

To ensure content meets industry standards, T Levels have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses.

This ensures content meets industry needs and prepares students for work, training, or further study.

This allows students to step from a T Level into apprenticeships, university or full-time jobs.

T Levels

What are the benefits of T Levels?

They are developed in collaboration with employers and businesses ensuring students gain knowledge and skills that meet industry needs

The 45-day industry placement allows students to experience life in the workplace

Students will gain a nationally recognised certificate showing the grade achieved (either pass, merit, distinction or distinction*), alongside details of what was learned on the course

T Level grades are worth UCAS points and are recognised by universities and other education providers

Subject Areas


  • Accounting
  • Building Services Engineering for Construction
  • Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction
  • Digital Business Services
  • Digital Production, Design and Development
  • Digital Support Services
  • Education and Childcare
  • Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control
  • Finance
  • Health
  • Healthcare Science
  • Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing
  • Management and Administration
  • Onsite Construction
  • Science

From September 2023:

  • Agriculture, Land Management and Production
  • Animal Care and Management
  • Catering
  • Craft and Design
  • Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy
  • Media, Broadcast and Production
  • Legal Services

Finding T Levels

T Levels are provided schools and colleges.

You can find T Levels here: https://www.tlevels.gov.uk/students/find

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