T Levels

T Levels

T Levels are new ‘Technical Level’ courses which will follow GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels. These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work.


Which T Levels will be available at Heart of Worcestershire College in September 2021?

HoW College currently offers the following T Levels starting in September 2021:

Education and Childcare

This T level develops the skills and knowledge needed for a rewarding career as an early years practitioner or primary school teacher through this new T level qualification.

This two year course covers all aspects of children’s learning and development, with a 750 hour industry placement providing valuable practical experience to support your chosen career aspirations.

More information can be found here:

Education and Childcare (T-Level), Level 3

Education and Childcare Qualification Facts (ncfe)

Digital Production, Design and Development

This T level is aimed at learners who want to be digital (software) developers. The two-year course covers how digital designers and developers need to serve customers, analyse user needs and show an awareness of legal and ethical factors when developing software. The occupational specialism includes an extended project whereby learners are given a specific user / customer scenario and they have to analyse the problem, design a solution, develop a working prototype, test and evaluate how effective their solution is in meeting the customer’s needs.

More information can be found here:

Digital Production Design and Development (T-Level), Level 3

T-Levels at Heart of Worcestershire College