This course is equivalent to 3 A Levels, blending industry placements with college-based learning. The unique approach to T Level courses ensures you gain access to quality teaching and an incredible amount of real life experience.

On this T Level course you will develop an understanding of:

  • the education and childcare sector from ages 0 to 19
  • child development
  • how to support children and young people’s education
  • safeguarding, health and safety and wellbeing
  • understanding and managing behaviour
  • observing and assessing children and young people
  • equality and diversity
  • special educational needs and disability
  • English as an additional language
  • working with parents, carers and wider families
  • working with agencies and services that support children, families and carers
  • reflective practice and other forms of professional development

Entry requirements

This course is a T Level. To find out more about the T Level programmes at Ashton, click here.

Students who study a T Level in Education and Child Care, gain excellent experiences on placement, supported by in classroom learning. 

This course would suit students wanting a career in early years education, childcare or assisting teaching. Roles could include nursery worker, teaching assistant, learning mentor, special educational needs teaching assistant, to name a few.

Students can also progress on to a related higher-level apprenticeship or degree course.

Course Key Details

Course Type : T Level
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