T Level Role and Route Specific Training

This programme provides you with a personalised CPD journey created from a range of pedagogical and subject specific courses structured to meet your needs.

Route and Subject Specific T Level Courses

Route specific CPD delivery – Introducing T Levels courses: a mixture of online courses and face-to-face training*.

Suitable for: middle managers and frontline teachers.

These courses focus on:

  • delivery and assessment methods and content
  • critical legislation or planning considerations
  • route-wide teaching approaches.

*Please note where events cannot run face-to-face due to local or national Covid-19 government guidance, they will be delivered as live online events.

Subject Specific CPD delivery – Teaching and Learning on T Level Courses : face-to-face courses which also signpost helpful resources and information across the range of occupational specialisms taught in the T Level.

Suitable for: teaching staff who are delivering Education and Childcare, Construction, Digital, Health and Science, Legal, Finance and Accounting, Engineering and Manufacturing and Business Administration T Levels.

These courses focus on:

  • practical skills development for subject specific T Levels courses.

Education and Childcare

Construction and the Built Environment

Health and Science

Digital

Business and Administration

Engineering and Manufacturing

Legal, Finance and Accounting

How to book

To book, create a profile or log in to the T Level Professional Development Platform. If the link does not take you directly to the Role and Route Specific courses, you can also click onto the Resources tab and search the relevant course codes, via the filter bar on the right-hand side.


Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded English, Maths and Digital 

This suite of courses is suitable for anyone supporting T Level learners with embedded English, maths and digital competencies in T Levels.

The suite of courses is made up of: 

  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded English (online)
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Maths (online)
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Digital (online)
  • Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded English, Maths and Digital (face-to-face or live online) 

Course delivery: a mixture of online and face-to-face courses. 

Taking both course options will maximise the impact of your CPD activity, but if you are time-limited, taking either the online course or the face-to-face/live online event will provide you with the knowledge you need. 

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Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded English 

This course will introduce vocational teachers to the General English Competencies and explore how these can be used to develop the embedded English skills of learners on T Levels. It will help you to: 

  • examine the General English Competencies in vocational context   
  • explore and evaluate practical pedagogical approaches to teaching, learning and assessment of the General English Competencies in T Levels. 

Course delivery: online course, accessed through the Professional Development Platform once you have inputted your T Level Occupational Specialism.

Recommended six hours of self-guided learning. 


Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Maths

This course will introduce vocational teachers to the General Maths Competencies and explore how these can be used to support learners as they develop and apply the embedded maths skills in T Levels. It will help you to: 

  • consider some teaching, learning and assessment activities that will support the development of learners’ procedural fluency and conceptual understanding of maths skills   
  • explore and examine practical pedagogical approaches to teaching maths skills within your specialist area   
  • review some resources that you can use to help your learners develop the required maths skills for employment.   

Course delivery: online course, accessed through the Professional Development Platform once you have inputted your T Level Occupational Specialism.  

Recommended six hours of self-guided learning. 


Supporting T Level Learners with Embedded Digital

This course will introduce vocational teachers to the General Digital Competencies and explore how these can be used to develop the digital skills and confidence of learners on T Levels. It will help you to: 

  • examine the General Digital Competencies in vocational context
  • explore and evaluate practical pedagogical approaches to teaching, learning and assessment of the General Digital Competencies in T Levels
  • identify resources and activities to help learners to develop and demonstrate their digital knowledge, skills and understanding in vocational context.

Course delivery: online course, accessed through the Professional Development Platform once you have inputted your T Level Occupational Specialism

Recommended six hours of self-guided learning. 

New Teacher Programme

This course introduces new teachers to key concepts that will help develop their understanding of the ways in which we all learn, the breadth of the learner cohort found in technical education, and teaching strategies and planning methods appropriate to their learner cohorts.

It is suitable for:

  • new or less experienced teachers delivering technical education, who do not have a formal teaching qualification
  • existing members of support or technical staff who have transitioned into teaching roles, part-time, specialist, unqualified teachers.

Three online courses offer you the opportunity to explore:

  • What is Learning? Explore teaching and learning theories, resilience strategies and effective research-based learning techniques to develop and enhance teaching.
  • Who are my Learners? Understand different types of learners and the support that can be provided to improve the quality of teaching.
  • How am I Going to Teach? Devise effective lesson plans and develop digital learning materials.

Course delivery:

We recommend you complete the online courses first to be better prepared for the face-to-face event. Although this is not mandatory, it will maximise the impact of your CPD activity.

  • Online course (TLPD04): New Teacher Programme: What is Learning?
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning. 
  • Online course (TLPD05): New Teacher Programme: Who are my Learners?
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning. 
  • Online course (TLPD06): New Teacher Programme: How am I Going to Teach?
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning. 
  • Face-to-face event (C0935): New Teacher Programme
    Four sessions, each lasting two hours.
  • In-house training: you can request for this training to be facilitated in-house for your team as a group, either face-to-face or virtually. Please contact your Area Relationship and Development Lead for more information.

For more information, please refer to our course leaflet:

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Teaching T Levels

Teaching T Levels is suitable for all teachers delivering T Levels.

The course is split into two workstreams:

  • Enhancing Pedagogy for T Levels
  • Vocational and Professional Upskilling

1. Enhancing Pedagogy for T Levels
This course develops teachers’ wider understanding of effective pedagogy. It includes examples of learning theory and practice in technical and vocational contexts, which can be applied to their own teaching practice.

The course will help you to: 

  • improve teaching practice in preparation for T Levels 
  • ensure that learners undertaking T Levels develop the knowledge, skills, behaviours, and competencies required.

Course delivery:

We recommend you complete the online course first to be better prepared for the face-to-face event. Although this is not mandatory, it will maximise the impact of your CPD activity.

  • Online course (TLPD08): Teaching T Levels: Enhancing Pedagogy
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning.
  • Face-to-face events (CO937): Teaching T Levels: Enhancing Pedagogy
    Two sessions, each lasting two hours.
  • In-house training: you can request for this training to be facilitated in-house for your team as a group, either face-to-face or virtually. Please contact your Area Relationship and Development Lead for more information.

For more information, please refer to our course leaflet:

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2. Vocational and Professional Upskilling
This course supports 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.

This course will help you to:

  • improve teaching practice in preparation for T Levels
  • ensure that learners undertaking T Levels develop the knowledge, skills, behaviours, and competencies required.

Course delivery:

We recommend you complete the online course first to be better prepared for the face-to-face event. Although this is not mandatory, it will maximise the impact of your CPD activity.

  • Online course (TLPD07): Teaching T Levels: Vocational and Professional Upskilling
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning.
  • Face-to-face events (CO936): Teaching T Levels: Vocational and Professional Upskilling
    Two sessions, each lasting two hours. 
  • In-house training: you can request for this training to be facilitated in-house for your team as a group, either face-to-face or virtually. Please contact your Area Relationship and Development Lead for more information.

For more information, please refer to our course leaflet:
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How to book

To book, create a profile or log in to the T Level Professional Development Platform. If the link does not take you directly to the Role and Route Specific courses, you can also click onto the Resources tab and search the relevant course codes, via the filter bar on the right-hand side.