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Qualification: Education & Childcare T Level
Location: Canterbury College

Education & 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.

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

Options to Specialise

In addition to the core units, you will be asked to choose an occupation specialism. At Canterbury College, you can choose between:

  • Assisting Teaching
  • Early Years Education and Childcare

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

To study this T Level, you will need at least five GCSEs at Grade 4 or above (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics. This course is available for students up to the age of 19.

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Canterbury, Kent
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