This includes work shadowing (one day) and more immersive workplace placements (two to five days), to raise awareness of current industry practices. Remission is available to enable participation.
Industry Insights placements aim to:
Industry Insights has three distinct components:
Work placements and work shadowing applications can be made through the Booking System (see below for further information).
Industry workshops will be available to book from 12 October via the online booking system. The Employer Partnerships and Industry Insights online course will also be available from 12 October.
The online application process is managed by the ETF’s Regional Engagement Team, who will be able to provide support to participants with their applications. T Level staff are welcome to source their own placements, based on the strong relationships which might already exist with their local employers. However, if you need additional support, please indicate this when applying.
In order to enable providers and staff to plan ahead, applications can be made for any point in the academic year. Please see the table below for further details.
|Applications open||Applications close||Placement window opens||Placement window closes|
|First window||1 Sept 2020||31 Oct 2020||2 Nov 2020||20 Feb 2021|
|Second window||1 Sept 2020||12 Feb 2021||21 Feb 2021||4 June 2021|
|Third window||1 Sept 2020||28 May 2021||5 June 2021||31 July 2021|
All T Level teachers are strongly encouraged to complete the Individual Training Needs Analysis, which will be available from 12 October. The analysis will help you identify any skills and knowledge gaps and direct you to relevant CPD, including networks, events, workshops, online courses and more. The ETF has a team of Regional Facilitators across England specifically to support each T Level provider as a single point of contact where required.
All T Level Professional Development is offered at no charge.