Level 3 T Level: Education and Childcare

Key Facts
  • Starts September 2023
  • Course Type Full Time
  • Duration Two Years
  • You Need 1 Requirements needed View


Our Level 3 T Level in Education and Childcare enables you to gain valuable knowledge and experience of children from birth to 7 years. On completion you can explore a number of career pathways such as working in primary education, early childhood studies or other related programmes.

What will I learn

Our Education and Childcare T Level will help to develop your understanding and prepare you for a career in the education or childcare sector. During the theory and knowledge element of your course, you will gain an understanding of all aspects of a role as an early years educator or assisting teaching depending on the specialism you choose. You will learn and develop your skills by using a range of exciting and innovative teaching and learning methods including projects, presentations, displays and innovative use of virtual reality to bring your curriculum experience alive.You will also undertake a high quality,structured and outcomes-focused industry placement, this is an integral part of the new T Level programme. The industry placement will be aligned to your career aspirations identified in yourcareer plan which will be 750 hours and could include up to two employers.

How will I learn

You will learn through a range of formats including lectures and assignments, group work, work placements, demonstrations and guest speakers.

What's next

You could progress onto universityto study primary education, earlychildhood studies or otherrelated degree programmes, move into employment in the education orchildcare sectors or look to secure a higher apprenticeship.

You will have the opportunity to learn your skills in our specialist childcare classrooms, nursery and craft rooms.
This course will provide you with the opportunity to complete a work placement to develop your skills and knowledge.
Sessions will be delivered by a team of highly experienced tutors who will support to reach your full potential.
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