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Full-Time & A Level Courses

Childcare & Education T Level

Level 3

Course code: K01D148
Type: Full Time, A Level & T Level > T Level
Duration: 2 years
Subject area: Childcare
Location: Ludlow
Additional Costs - £80.00

This charge identified is applicable to learners aged 16-18 who qualify for funding. Learners aged 19+ will have to pay this charge and possibly tuition and exam fees. This will depend on the course and any prior qualifications. For further information, please refer to the fees page of our website

* Fees are chargeable each year and the fees quoted will be for the current year only, if the course is more than 1 year further fees will be due next year.

About the course

This course is ideal for people who want to work in the early years industry or progress to university-level courses with a Level 3 qualification. Over the two-year period, students will cover fourteen core and specialist units to enhance their knowledge of the world of working with children aged 0-8 years in a variety of settings. You will be provided with the opportunity to apply your skills and knowledge within a range of work-related contexts through weekly work experience placements.

Why choose us

Excellent links with sector employers within the surrounding area; many students find further employment opportunities through these links. Specialist placement opportunities available – such as the children’s ward at Hereford County Hospital and the Health Education Department of Shrewsbury Hospital. Equivalent to three A Levels and is worth up to 168 UCAS points.

What you could do next

The course is an ideal route for students to enter professions such as children’s nursing, primary school teaching, nursery practitioner, family support worker, teaching assistant, play therapist or child minding.

Popular modules

  • Supporting Education

  • Observation and Assessment

  • Child Development

  • Special Educational Needs

Entry requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (grade C) or above, including English and one creative GCSE such as Art and Design or Art Technology. Mature students may apply with a portfolio of work for consideration.