The Isle of Wight College is pleased to announce that it has secured funding from the Department for Education to help support the delivery of new Level 3 qualifications in the academic year commencing September 2022.
T Levels are an exciting new qualification, equivalent to three A Levels, which provides the learner with a carefully balanced delivery of practical, on the job experience, alongside academic studies. This is a minimum of 9 weeks of industry placement, alongside technical studies. The work placement aspect of T Levels is of key focus and learners will be introduced into a highly professional environment from day one of their chosen course. This new qualification provides an innovative and flexible route for 16-18 year olds, giving them wider options to move straight into the workplace or continue their educational route at a Higher Education level.
The initial T Level areas of study at the Isle of Wight College will be:
“I am delighted with today’s announcement which will enable the college to significantly invest in our equipment and buildings. This ensures students have the opportunity to study in world class facilities, using industry standard specialist equipment, in preparation for progressing into the workplace.”Ben Sheridan, Assistant Principal for Curriculum
Parents and students looking at options for next year can find out more by visiting the Isle of Wight College website or contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org . There will be a full college Open Day in November – keep an eye out for more details soon.