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T Levels are a new, 2-year qualification for 16 to 19 year olds. Designed with employers, each T Level is equivalent to 3 A-levels and helps young people develop the knowledge, attitude and practical skills to thrive in the workplace.

At the heart of each course, a 45-day industry placement will give you early access to the brightest talent entering your sector.

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Industry placements give you early sight of the new talent coming into your industry. They can help you with recruitment, improve innovation, and increase your organisation’s productivity. They also have important social benefits.  An industry placement will deliver a number of benefits to your business, including:

  • develop a future talent pipeline for your business
  • additional staff resource for day-to-day activity and projects
  • build a more diverse and creative workforce
  • attract motivated young people into your workforce bringing imaginative and new ideas
  • give staff the opportunity to upskill in coaching and mentoring
  • provide a positive experience for a local young person
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Incentive Payments

Employers can now claim £1,000 for every T Level student they host on an industry placement, as part of a new incentive scheme launched in May 2021 aimed at supporting employers impacted by the pandemic. Employers can claim for up to 20 students for the available T Level subject areas until July 2022.

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We are partnering with local employers to offer substantial industry placements to our T Level students.

You can join this technical education revolution right now. In 2022 students will be ready to start placements in areas such as:

In 2023 students will be able to do placements in:

  • Digital production, Design and Development
  • Engineering and Manufacturing, Design and Development (Mechanical)
  • Management & Administration (specialising in Team Leadership/Management)

Ready to get involved? 

For more information about Industry Placements, please contact our team on 0161 280 8430 or email: 

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