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T Levels are qualifications, designed to give you a head start towards the future you want

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We are offering T Levels in the Education, Health and Science, Digital and Engineering sectors.

A T Level is a nationally recognised qualification that is worth the same number of UCAS points as 3 A levels.

The two-year qualification brings the classroom and work placement together, on a course designed in collaboration with the best employers.

You’ll spend
60 %

of the time in the classroom

0 %
on a 45-day placement to equip you with the knowledge and skills companies are looking for.


The industry-focused pathways available: Education & Childcare, Digital Production, Design & Development, Health, Fabrication & Welding, Light & Electric Vehicles, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Bricklaying and Carpentry & Joinery.

Your T Level will help you to step straight into your chosen career, apprenticeship or degree.


Education and childcare

Learn more about this education and childcare course.

Digital Production design and development

Learn more about this digital Production design and development course.


Learn more about this health course.

Manufacturing Technologies

Learn more about manufacturing technologies course.

Maintenance Engineering Technologies

Learn more about this maintenance engineering technologies course.

On-site Construction

Learn more about this on-site construction course.

Questions about t levels answered

T Levels are a new qualification designed to give you a head start towards the future you want.

They follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A-Levels.

The two-year qualification brings the classroom and work placement together, on a course designed with employers and businesses.

T Levels were launched in September 2020 at selected colleges, with new subject areas being introduced for 2021.

Two years of full-time study.

Career 6, part of the Grimsby Institute  is one of the first places to offer T Levels in 2020 and the only outstanding provider in our area offering them.

Career 6 will be providing T Level study in three pathways;

In the coming years more subjects will be available. Find out more at tlevels.gov.uk/students

An industry placement lasts around 45 days, undertaken as a block or as individual days. The specific length of the placement and when it will take place will differ depending on your T Level.

T Levels are ideal if you have completed your GCSEs and want to get the knowledge and experience needed to get a skilled job.

Yes, you can. T Levels get you work-ready, but you can continue studying with a higher apprenticeship or degree.

T Levels are designed with businesses and employers, to make sure you have the skills and knowledge they are looking for in an employee.

5 GCSEs at grades 4-9, including English and Maths.

Entry is also available via a one-year, Level 2 T Level Transitional Programme which can be discussed on application.

T Levels give you the opportunity to experience an industry while you continue your studies, with the opportunity to specialise later. While gaining practical experience, you will also achieve the qualifications needed to move into a higher level of study, if you choose to later.

Apprenticeships are paid, work-based training for those who know what occupation they want to pursue.

Our Learner Services Team are available to discuss help with funding to support industry placements which can be used to help with your travel costs.

You can find out more by visiting our next open day.

Find more information over on the gov.uk website via www.tlevels.gov.uk/students