The core element of a T Level in Education and Childcare will boost your knowledge in a range of topics such as child development, safeguarding and special educational needs; as well as your understanding of the role of families and support agencies. You’ll also dive into the specifics of social interaction, behaviour and how language is acquired, as well as build your skills in becoming a reflective practitioner.
You’ll then choose a specialism designed to support your interests, so you can get deeper into your chosen subject and build up the skills you need for your future job. You can choose from specialist modules in either Early Years Education, Assisting Teaching or Supporting and Mentoring Students in further and higher education.
Then you’ll be able to put everything you have learned into practice, with a substantial industry placement of around 45 days/ an average of 350 hours over 2-year course. Giving you an amazing opportunity to work with an employer while you study, such as a school or nursery, and gain invaluable experience as well as key skills that employers are looking for.