Childcare and Early Years

T Level in Education and Childcare
Course Title
T Level in Education and Childcare
Course Code
Mode of Study
Entry Requirements
You’ll need 4 GCSEs at grade 9-4 including English language and maths at a grade 4. You’ll need to undertake a DBS check prior to the start of your course.
Leads on to
This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in early years education, childcare or assisting teaching. Students can progress into roles such as: Nursery worker, Teaching assistant, Learning mentor, Special educational needs teaching assistant, Playworker, Portage home visitor and many more. Students can also use this T Level to do a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course at university.
It’s time to take your studies to the next level, introducing the T Level in Education and Childcare. This course is delivered with 21 weeks of on-the-job training to give you first hand experience of working with young people. Education is all about expanding what you know to broaden your understanding and skills. You’ll get to grips with a wide range of topics including;
The education and childcare sector from ages 0 to 19
Child development
How to support children and young people’s education
Safeguarding, health and safety and wellbeing
Understanding and managing behaviour
Observing and assessing children and young people
Equality and diversity
Special educational needs and disability
Working with parents, carers and wider families
Working with agencies and services that support children, families and carers Why choose a T Level? Backed by Business T Levels have been designed with over 250 leading businesses and employers to give you the knowledge and skills you need. Get Ahead in Your Career T Levels give you the chance to learn what a real career is like while you continue your studies. Awarded UCAS points Your T Level will be worth UCAS points – a T Level Distinction* is worth the same as 3 A levels at A* Learn Your Way T Levels involve more classroom study than apprenticeships, which means you can experience an industry while you continue your studies.