Childcare and Teacher Training

Childcare: T Level (technical qualification) Level 3 Full-time

In Brief

Start Date /

This course will commence September 2020 and runs for two years.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grades 4 or above including GCSE English and maths or
Level 2 Early Years and Education plus GCSE English and maths at grade 4 or equivalent Level 2 qualification.

You will achieve

You will achieve: T Level in Education and Childcare Level 3.

Course overview

The purpose of the T Level (technical qualification), is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training relevant to the T Level.

Course content

The T Level is split into two component parts:

1. Core Component: (mandatory). The knowledge and underpinning concepts, theories and principles as well as core skills for the education and childcare sector.

2. Occupational Specialisms are: (you will choose one specialism)
• Early Years Education
• Assisting teaching

Students will only complete one Occupational Specialism. This will provide you with the knowledge and skills required to enter employment or further study in the specific occupational area.

Core Component:
• Paper A written examination
• Paper B written examination
• Employer set project

In order to achieve a grade for Core Components, students must have results for both sub-components (the core written examinations and the employer set project).

The combined results for these sub-components will be aggregated to form the overall grade A*- E and U.

Occupational Specialism Component:
• Synoptic Assignments

You will also be required to successfully achieve a Distinction/Merit/Pass grade in one of the Occupational Specialism Components.

• Current DBS enhanced disclosure certificate. You require a DBS certificate before starting the course. You will pay for this within your Childcare package, which will be arranged at enrolment.
• Text books recommended by your tutor.
• Willingness to travel to your placements (this may on occasion involve two bus journeys).
• Stationery.
• A Barnsley College polo shirt will be required as uniform for work placement.

 

 

Old Mill Lane campus
Church Street
Barnsley
S70 2AX

Students who achieve this qualification could progress to the following, depending on the chosen Occupational Specialism:
• Employment
• Higher Education
• Degree Apprenticeship

How much does the course cost?

16 – 18 year olds

Full-time Barnsley College students aged 16-18 years old do not have to pay tuition fees.

19+ Students

Aged 19 or over and thinking about further education?

You may be eligible for free or reduced course fees . Please refer to our page ‘paying for your course.’

Extra information

This course may be eligible for an Advanced Learner Loan. Contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk. about eligibility and how to apply. You can also visit the Advanced Learner Loan page.

 

 

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email info@barnsley.ac.uk

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Having good English and Maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and Maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and Maths we can help you do that too.

Need a higher level Maths qualification? We offer a Level 3 Mathematical Studies (Core Maths).

This can be added to your study programme.

If you need any further information, please contact our friendly Information Team.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Childcare: T Level (technical qualification) Level 3 Full-time

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