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T Levels: the next level qualification

24 November 2020

A new alternative to A Levels

T Levels are a new, two-year qualification, designed to give you a head start towards the career you want. Endorsed by businesses, they include an extended industry placement to help you learn what a real career is like.

We’re excited to offer T Levels at Gloucestershire College from September 2021 in:

Construction: Design, Surveying and Planning

For those wanting a career in construction, specifically in surveying and design, civil engineering, building services design, or hazardous materials surveying

Healthcare Science

For those wanting a career in healthcare or science; you’ll cover assisting adult nursing teams with clinical tasks, supporting individuals in daily activities and assisting with skin integrity assessments.

Digital Support Services: Digital Infrastructure

For those wanting a career in digital infrastructure and support. This course will be taught in brand new, state-of-the-art facilities, including our own departmental network and a wide range of professional software and hardware resources.

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Need to know

  • Two years of full-time study, equivalent to three A Levels
  • 80% in the classroom and 20% on a work placement
  • More classroom study than apprenticeships; experience working in industry alongside study
  • A mix of industry-specific technical knowledge and practical skills, underpinned by maths, English and digital skills
  • Worth UCAS points and recognised by universities – one T Level Distinction* is worth the same as three A Levels at A*
  • Progress into a skilled job or study for a higher/degree-level apprenticeship, or a university-level qualification

Why Gloucestershire College?

We guide any ambitious and motivated person on their journey through education and their career, by providing the right environment that encourages and nurtures individual talents.

Our industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching team provide our students with the skills businesses truly need.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us good.

  • We offer industry relevant facilities
  • Our lecturers are passionate subject specialists
  • Employers value our students' skills

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great Learning Mentor scheme.