Understanding T Levels for Schools

This fully subsidised course is aimed at senior leaders, teachers and all other staff who need to understand the changing nature of vocational education in the sixth form phase. It will be highly relevant for those involved in CEIAG activities in key stages 3 and 4, as well as for sixth form staff involved in post-16 curriculum planning and strategy.

T Levels have already started in schools and colleges across the country, in three vocational subject areas. The Government intends for T Levels to be rolled out in all 24 vocational and technical routes over the next few years.  The Government’s current consultation on level 3 qualifications (part of the post-16 qualifications review) proposes that T Levels should become the technical programme of choice for 16-19 year olds, although with a small number of other groups of technical qualifications available alongside T levels.

This course will enable delegates to understand how vocational policy has evolved to where it is now and how it is likely to evolve in the immediate future. In this fast-changing vocational landscape, the course will include the very latest updates from the Government on T Levels implementation and planning.

Learning outcomes
At the end of the workshop all delegates will:

  1. Understand how today’s post-16 vocational landscape has been shaped by government policies and priorities for skills and training since the turn of the century.
  2. Understand the likely implications of the recent “Review of post-16 qualifications at level 3 and below” on their own school’s vocational and technical curriculum, particularly on BTECs and AGQs.
  3. Be aware of the range of T Levels and their timeline for implementation.
  4. Understand the key structure, content, assessment, awarding and grading of T Levels.
  5. Consider what their own school’s pupils need to know and understand about T Levels, in order for them to be able to make effective and fully-informed post-16 choices.


Dates and times

Monday 24 May, 1pm - 4pm
Wednesday 16 June, 9.30am - 1.30pm
Monday 21 June 2021 – 1.30-4.30pm
Wednesday 30 June, 1.30pm - 4.30pm
Tuesday 6 July 2021 – 1.30-4.30pm


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Ofqual and JCQ guidance on 2021 grading

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