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Unsure what to study after GCSE's?

You can now choose a new technical qualification  – T-Levels.

T Levels have been created alongside employers and businesses so you gain the skills and knowledge needed for your chosen occupational area.

The main progression route is into employment – but they can also lead to Higher Education or Higher Apprenticeships.

So if you want to be a Dental Nurse, Lab Technician, Teaching Assistant, Junior Games Designer, Installation Electrician, Advanced Site Carpenter – and many more careers – T Levels might be for you.



Fast Facts


Career-focused alternative to A-Levels​

Academic qualification equivalent to 3 A-Levels​

2 year programme

80% Classroom and 20% Work

Includes 45 day industry placement

Exams and assessments

Practical skills obtained

Gain a minimum standard in maths and English if not already achieved

Entry requirements vary – check with the provider

Transition courses available to prepare for T-Levels​

What Can I Study?

Available Now


Agriculture, land management and production

Building Services Engineering for Construction

Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing

Design, Surveying & Planning for Construction

Digital Production, Design and Development

Digital Business Services

Digital Support Services

Education and Childcare

Engineering, Manufacturing, Processing and Control



Healthcare Science

Legal Services

Maintenance, Installation and Repair for Engineering and Manufacturing

Management and Administration


September 2024

Animal Care and Management


Craft and Design

Hairdressing, Barbering and Beauty Therapy


Media, Broadcast and Production

Where Can I Study?

T-levels are not currently offered at all colleges or sixth forms, so check their websites to find the nearest course to you, or use the link here

Learn More

Talk to Birmingham Careers Service about T-Levels