T Level Education - Teaching and Education CACHE Level 3

30004W1 | Parson's Walk Centre, Wigan
Start Date | 06/09/2021
Time/Day | FULL TIME

Is this course for me?

So what are T Levels? They are high quality work focused alternatives to A levels. There is academic study, coupled with practical, industry related skills and 45 days of industry placement built into the course. T Levels are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other vocational & technical courses. Equivalent to 3 A Levels, a T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help you into skilled employment, university study or apprenticeships. If you prefer a practical approach to learning yet want a predominantly classroom-based course the T Level is for you.

What will I study?

This course is for you if wish to pursue a career in education with a qualification which enables an industry work experience placement covering both primary and secondary education. Additional educational roles will be explored to enable students to understand the wider range of professions available within education and when working with young people (SENDCo, Educational Psychologist, and Social Worker for example). You will carry out a work placement of 45 days over the two-year programme - this will form 20 per cent of your time on the course. The rest of the time will be spent in College. The course covers working with young people from 0-19 years old to explore a range of age groups. Study a range of topics including child development and supporting education. As part of our partnership with Edge Hill University you will access the Tomorrow s Teacher programme which includes visits to the campus, bespoke sessions delivered by university academics and meeting current trainee teachers. Edge Hill University will support with UCAS applications and guarantee an interview if you choose to apply there.

How long is the course?

2 Years

How will I be assessed?

Through continual assessment using practicalobservations, written assignments, exams and an employer set project.

What qualifications do I need?

A minimum of 5 GCSEs graded 9-4 including maths and English and a successful Enhanced DBS certificate.

What can I progress onto?

Employment in a childcare setting, or to higher education including the Foundation Degree Children, Young People and their Services at the University Centre Wigan & Leigh College. dge Hill University will support with UCAS applications and guarantee an interview if you choose to apply there.

Other Information

You will need an Enhanced DBS certificate. If you are 16 18 years old, you may be eligible for our FREE bus pass. Find out more: www.wigan-leigh.ac.uk/free bus pass

Course Fees

16-18 Year Olds 19+ year olds Free for eligible learners? Is Loan Available?
Yes No

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If you need advice on any financial support that may be available to you, please contact us on applications@wigan-leigh.ac.uk or phone 01942 761111

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