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Education and Early Years T Level

Level 3 - Advanced

Education and Early Years T Level

The T level in Education and Childcare is designed for learners to develop knowledge, skills and behaviours to progress into employment or Higher Education (HE) within the sector. Learners will study within college for one specialised occupation and take part in industry placement with a suitable school or nursery setting for the duration of the two-year programme.

Learners will have access to real work environments as they need to show competence in both knowledge, skills, and behaviours gained in a school setting for a minimum of 315 hours.  English, mathematics and digital skills are embedded within the education and will be assessed within the various assessments across the two years.

As a teaching assistant, your day could include:

  • help teachers prepare lesson materials
  • set up and tidy classrooms for lessons
  • work with students to make sure they understand
  • watch, record and report the progress students make
  • look after children who are upset or unwell
  • lead classes with help from the teacher

MORE: LESS: Why BMET

Location
Entry
Fees
When

Matthew Boulton College

02-09-2024

£0.00*

TBC

James Watt College

02-09-2024

£0.00*

TBC

James Watt College

02-09-2024

£0.00*

TBC
* Courses are free for 16-18s. Students aged 19 or over could be charged fees and is subject to a fee assessment. Learners on benefits in the majority of cases courses are also free. Fee assessments are completed at enrolment.

Course Length: 35 Weeks

You should be at least 16 years old, with five GCSE’s grade 4 and above to include maths and Science, plus English Language at grade 5.

There is a mix of assessments and written examinations. Overall Distinction, Merit, Pass or Ungraded award on completion of year 2.

From this course you can look at progression in this role and similar opportunities. You can continue to take a course to become a higher-level teaching assistant (HLTA).

With further study you could become a fully qualified teacher. You can learn about routes into teaching from Get into teaching

Units studied in first year;

  • Wider context
  • Supporting education
  • Safeguarding, health and safety and wellbeing
  • Behaviour
  • Parents, families and carers
  • Working with others
  • Child development
  • Observation and assessment
  • Reflective practice
  • Equality and diversity
  • Special educational needs and disability
  • English as an additional language

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