T Levels are part of Government reforms to skills and technical education – and you can claim for up to 20 students until 31 July 2022. For more information, contact Clare Fitzgerald.
We’re pleased to announce that from September 2021 we will be offering T Levels work placements for local businesses. The specific courses and sectors this will involve are:
Students train at college and Airedale Hospital, learning the role of healthcare science and its impact on service users. Modules range from Safety and Environmental Regulations to Clinical Practice.
Potential occupations include: adult children’s and mental health nursing; midwifery; physiotherapy; occupational therapy; podiatry; radiography; language and speech therapy; or paramedic science.
Learners explore all aspects of education and childcare, examining the role of educators and their impact on children. The 45-day work placement is complemented with technical training from tutors and sector professionals. Students will also specialise in Early Years Education and Childcare.
Students on this course can go on to become an early years practitioner; early years educator; education technician; or a primary or secondary teaching and support assistant.
From September 2022, we will be expanding our T Level courses to cover: Building, Engineering and Construction; Onsite Construction; Digital Business Services; Digital Support Services; Science.
T Levels give you another way to supplement your workforce. Launched in September 2020, they offer 16 to 19-year-olds an alternative to A levels and the chance to acquire real-life vocational experience through industry placements. As an employer, you’ll gain an enthusiastic employee you can train in specific areas of your industry. Not only will you have an ‘extra pair of hands’, you’ll also be shaping the future of the younger generation.
By offering a T Level placement to one of our students, your organisation will:
We’ve currently secured placements with a number of local employers in Keighley. Each placement is designed to last a minimum of 315 working hours to ensure students receive the experience and training they need. To register your business or interest in hosting a placement, contact Clare Fitzgerald.
Contact Clare Fitzgerald to speak to our T Level team.
We’ll help you find the right student for your industry and business needs. We can also help you interview suitable candidates.
We can guide you through paperwork, and any policies or procedures you may need in place.
We’ll ensure the placement fits around the student’s studies.
Decide what your student will do and how you’ll manage them.
There’s no legal obligation to pay for T Level industry placements. In some circumstances, employers can choose to pay the National Minimum Wage for their student’s time.
Don’t forget to tell us how it went. We encourage all employers to provide student feedback after their placement has ended and we will initiate these conversations with both you and your student. You can even supply your placement student with a reference to enhance their employment prospects.
Absolutely! Many of our students have been offered paid work as a result of their placement. A student can become a permanent part of your workforce once they have gained their T level qualification.
If a T Level doesn’t sound like the right fit for your business, why not take a look at our apprenticeships? We can supply apprentices to cover all industry sectors.