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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 have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

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.