Folkestone College - Top Ten Reasons to Take a T Level
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Top Ten Reasons to Take a T Level

We give you the top ten reasons why you should consider taking a T Level qualification after your GCSEs at Folkestone College!


  1. 20% of time is spent in a work experience placement – this gives you practical, hands-on experience, so that you can really develop your passion and interest in a subject area.


  1. 80% of time is spent in the classroom – this allows you to be in a familiar environment, learning the theory behind an industry, and where you can continue to develop your English, Maths and digital competencies, with like-minded students.


  1. Essentially, you get the best of both worlds – you will enhance your practical and academic skills, making you an ideal future employee!


  1. Equivalent to three A Levels – a T Level is equal to three A Levels, which means that you have the option of…


  1. A wide range of progression – after studying a T Level, you have the option to progress to university, an apprenticeship, or go directly into the world of work. The choice is yours!


  1. They have been developed by industry leaders – the T Level qualifications have been created and developed by renowned business leaders who know their stuff. You will be learning relevant, up-to-date, engaging information.


  1. You will be taught by enthusiastic staff who have worked in the industry – the staff at Folkestone College have all worked in the industries of their subject area and are raring to go.


  1. Great facilities – at Folkestone College, we have facilities relevant to the T Levels we are offering, such as an onsite nursery for Education & Childcare, and state of the art equipment for Onsite Construction.


  1. Strong links with local businesses – to help you find a work experience placement, Folkestone College already has and is continuing to create and nurture strong relationships with local businesses to offer work placements to students. We have dedicated Industry Liaison Officers who manage these relationships and can support you in finding a placement.


  1. T Levels are the future – by studying a T Level now, you will be ahead of the game. You will be one of the first cohort of students in the country to finish your further education with both practical and academic skills, the knowledge of how to apply these in a working environment, and have a wide range of progression awaiting you.


What are you waiting for?


You can find out more about the T Levels we’re offering here.