Understanding T Levels

This programme supports anyone delivering T Levels or advising learners about their Further Education options.

Understanding T Levels for the Post-16 Sector has training options for:

  • frontline staff
  • leaders and governors
  • support staff.

Understanding T Levels for Schools is directed at all staff in schools at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5.

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

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.

Frontline Staff

This course targets useful information for teaching staff, and changes they will need to make as T Levels are rolled out.

It is suitable for:

  • practitioners working directly with learners in the delivery and assessment of T Levels, including staff in school sixth forms, Further Education and other settings, with limited knowledge of T Levels.

This course will help you to:

  • support the successful introduction of T Levels
  • develop schemes of learning, learning activities and formative assessment tools
  • access further resources and support.

Course delivery:

  • Online course (TLPD01): Understanding T Levels for Frontline Staff
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning.
  • Face-to-face event (C1199): Understanding T Levels for the Post-16 Sector
    Delivered either face to face or live online.
  • In-house training can be facilitated 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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Leaders and Governors

This course targets useful information for senior leadership and governance professionals, strategic considerations and changes they
will need to make as T Levels are rolled out.

It is suitable for:

  • senior leaders, governance professionals and stakeholders who are working in or with providers intending to deliver T Levels
  • senior leaders, governance professionals and stakeholders in non-T Level providers who have learners likely to progress onto T Levels.

This course will help you to:

  • understand the features of T Level programmes
  • support the successful introduction of T Levels
  • access further resources and support.

Course delivery:

  • Online course (TLPD02): Understanding T Levels for Leaders and Governors
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning.
  • Face-to-face event (C1201): Understanding T Levels for Leaders and Governors
    Delivered either face to face or live online.
  • In-house training can be facilitated 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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Business Support Staff

This course targets useful information for business support staff, and changes they will need to make as T Levels are rolled out.

It is suitable for:

  • support staff* who are working in or with providers intending to deliver T Levels, with limited knowledge of T Levels.

This course will help you to:

  • know the features of T Level programmes
  • support the successful introduction of T Levels
  • access further resources and support.

*This includes business support, learning support, student support and student services.

Course delivery:

  • Online course (TLPD03): Understanding T Levels for Business Support Staff
    Recommended six hours of self-guided learning.
  • Face-to-face event (C1200): Understanding T Levels for Business Support Staff
    Delivered either face to face or live online.
  • In-house training can be facilitated 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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Schools

This course is suitable for all staff in schools at Key Stage 3, 4 and 5.

It will help you to:

  • understand the wider technical education policy for staff in schools
  • better support and advise pupils and parents as T Levels are rolled out
    improve teaching practice, ensuring that learners undertaking T Levels develop the knowledge, skills, behaviours, and competencies required.

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How to book

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

*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.