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Everything you Need to Know About T Levels

What T Level Subjects are Available?

By 2023 onwards, the Government hopes to make 24 different T Level routes available nationally.

Here, at Canterbury College, we currently offer T Levels in;

What are the entry requirements?

The entry requirements are a minimum of five GCSEs at grades 9 to 4 or equivalents, including English and Maths.

There may be specific requirements for each T Level beyond English and Maths, so make sure to check the full entry requirements on each course page. 

Speak to someone about our T Level entry requirements here.

How are T Levels graded?

Students who successfully complete a T Level will be awarded an overall grade of Pass, Merit, Distinction, or Distinction*, and receive a nationally recognised certificate.

To achieve one of the above grades, students must complete their technical qualification (comprised of a ‘core’ component and one or more ‘occupational specialism’ components) and work placement, and meet the minimum requirements for English and mathematics (if they have not done so already).

Is a T Level worth the same number of UCAS points as an A Level?

One T Level is equivalent to three A Levels and is worth the same number of UCAS Tariff points overall.

For example, if a student achieves a Distinction* in their T Level, it is equivalent to achieving three A*s at A Level. The T Level and the three A Levels are both worth 168 UCAS Tariff points.

UCAS Tariff Points T Level Overall Grade A Level Grades
168 Distinction*
(A* on the 'core, and a distinction on the 'occupational specialism')
A* A* A*
144 Distinction A A A
120 Merit B B B
96 Pass
(C or above on the 'core')
C C C
72 Pass
(D or E on the 'core')
D D D 

 

What can I do after studying a T Level?

Upon completion of your T Level qualification, you can enter:

  • Employment
  • University
  • An Apprenticeship
  • A Traineeship
  • Other further study

Explore our T Level courses at Canterbury College