T Levels are new two-year, Level-3 study programmes combining classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 315 hours of industry placement with an employer to make sure you have real experience of the workplace. At the end of the T Level, you are expected to demonstrate threshold competence, which means that you have gained the core knowledge and skills related to construction design and surveying and are well placed to develop full occupational competence with additional development and support once in employment in the construction sector.
You will learn about the following topics:
Second Year Occupational Specialist units:
As part of the programme, you will also gain your Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) Card, which is a requirement of some contractors to prove you have the correct qualifications to undertake the job and is often a prerequisite to getting the job.
The course will be approximately four days per week at College with an additional 45 days of work placement across the two-year programme.
Over your T Level journey you will gain a range of skills and substantial experience of working for employers, which will give you a number of progression options, including civil engineering technician, technical surveyor, building technician, engineering construction technician and architectural technician.
You could also progress onto a HNC/D in Construction and the Built Environment or Construction Management at the College, a foundation degree or degree course at univeristy or a higher-level apprenticeships that offer honours degrees as part of the programme.