What will be studied?
T Levels are new, two-year, technical study programmes (similar to apprenticeships) designed with employers to give young people the skills required for working in the health sector. They are career-focused, with a significant industry placement allowing you to develop the knowledge and skills you need to compete for the best university places, higher/degree apprenticeships and highly skilled careers. T Levels provide the chance to experience what working in the health care sector is like while studying. This course is for you if you would like to pursue a career in the Education and Childcare sector helping to support young children, care for their needs and build trusting relationships.
Areas of study include:
- The frameworks used to plan and deliver education from 0-19 years
- Keeping children safe and protecting them from harm throughout their education
- Aspects of behaviour expected for children and young people
- Expected patterns of children’s development
- Different agencies that support children and young adults
- Legislation dealing with the importance of equality and diversity
- Infection prevention control
- Supporting children with additional needs
- The use of observation, formative and summative assessment
The Education and Childcare T Level:
- Takes two years and is equivalent to 3 A Levels
- Provides the UCAS points for university
- Combines classroom and work-based learning
- Specialist skills and knowledge relevant to a chosen career path
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed by exams for the core skills and practical skills tests for the occupational (career) specialisms. You will also complete a compulsory industrial placement which will take a minimum of 315-hour (45 days) with an employer, a DBS (police) check is requirement to enable completion of the course.
What skills do I need?
You need to be able to communicate effectively, demonstrate empathy, respect confidentiality and follow instructions. You need to be organised, self -motivated and a reliable and committed learner. You must be prepared to be ‘hands-on’ during the work placement and work as part of a team.
The course may lead to continuing education at university or directly to employment, careers may include; primary teaching, child psychology, social work, early years practitioner or teaching assistant.
If you need any further information about studying NCFE CACHE T-Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare please contact:
Ms Roddis- email@example.com