T Level in Education and Childcare

Level 1 Diploma
Course Location


Stockport College


Stockport College

Course Overview

T Levels are a brand-new qualification, under the awarding body NCFE CACHE. They are available to students aged 16-19 years and are equivalent to studying three A Levels. They will suit students who enjoy combining classroom learning and work placed learning. They are a two-year course that have been developed in collaboration with industry employers and businesses to bring classroom learning and industry skills together. On completion of the Education and Childcare T level, students will be provided with a license to practice and will be counted in staff: child ratio’s during placement.

Further Details


College 16-18

Course Start Date


Course Duration


Childcare & Education

Grade 4 or above in English and Maths plus 4 other GCSE’s at grade 4 or above.

1. 750 hours in industry placement

2. License to practice – can go straight into the work force / awarded with UCAS points so HE progression is an option

3. Work in a fast-paced environment

4. Work within industry within current frameworks

5. English and Maths is embedded – a requirement from the EYS

Year 1:

1. Wider Context
2. Child Development
3. Supporting Education
4. Safeguarding, Health and Safety and Wellbeing
5. Behaviour
6. Observation and Assessment
7. Equality and Diversity
8. Special Educational Needs and Disability
9. English as an Additional Language
10. Parents, Families and Carer’s
11. Working with Others
12. Reflective practice

Year 2:

1. Occupational specialism: Early Years Educator.

Higher education/ Employment with level 3 licence to practice

Year 1: 2 external exams and 1 employer set project
Year 2: 3 assignments

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