Opportunity to become a Sector Delivery Partner

The Education and Training Foundation (ETF) is inviting wave 1 and 2 T Levels providers with outstanding technical education and training to submit an application to become a Sector Delivery Partner and be involved in the delivery of Teaching T Levels courses as part of the T Level Professional Development Programme (TLPD). This offer is fully funded by the Department for Education.

As a Sector Deliver Partner, you will be responsible for delivering the two one-day Teaching T Levels courses:

  1. Enhancing Pedagogy – including behaviours for learning, learning theories, essential vocabulary, learning environments, inclusivity and diversity. For a full course overview, view the detailed course guide.
  2. Vocational and Professional Upskilling – including support for teachers in updating and maintaining vocational and professional practice knowledge and skills. It provides background information about how T Levels have been designed, and how developing vocational expertise can align to organisational, regional and national priorities. For a full course overview, view the detailed course guide.

Sector Delivery Partners will have a leading role in supporting staff delivering or preparing to deliver T Levels to build the teaching skills, and confidence to deliver T Levels well for the benefit of their learners through opportunities to collaborate with colleagues across the sector to share ideas and resources.

As a wave 1 or 2 T Level provider you will have the opportunity to:

  • Share and model effective practice to other providers needing support around planning for and delivering T Levels
  • Develop your own staff’s skills and expertise in delivering effective CPD
  • Collaborate with Further Education providers across England and build stronger relationships to share insights, gain intelligence about T Level success stories and help others to plan successful T Level provision
  • Offer fully funded CPD to staff in your organisation delivered through the programme to support and enhance preparations for internal T Level delivery
  • Explore teaching methods and approaches to help enhance practice focused on the particular challenges of T Levels with colleagues in the sector
  • Have access to the latest T Level updates and the latest thinking around delivery and assessment.


Successful provider will:

  • Be a wave 1 or 2 T Level provider
  • Be located and/or be able to deliver in any of the following regions:
    • South East
    • London
    • West Midlands
    • East Midlands
    • East of England
  • Ofsted graded Good or Outstanding.
  • Nominate 4 trainers from their staff. Trainers must have a good knowledge of the policy and pedagogy around T Levels or be delivering them.
  • Ensure trainers attend required product training delivered by the ETF CPD Team over 3 days in June and November 2022
  • Deliver a minimum of 10 CPD days between November 2022-July 2023

For more information about the requirements, procedure and timeframe for proposals, please read the application guidance.

Please submit your application by completing the application form and returning by e-mail to TLPD@etfoundation.co.uk by no later than 5pm, Friday 6 May 2022.

Any queries or questions relating to this application should be submitted to the Foundation via TLPD@etfoundation.co.uk by no later than 5pm on Friday 29 April 2022.

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