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T Levels and Traineeships

T Levels

T Levels are a brand-new qualification choice that follow GCSEs and give pupils a headstart towards the career they want.  They will suit pupils who wish to start working towards a skilled occupation and prefer a practical approach to learning and want a predominately classroom-based course.


Thinking about T Levels?

Take this short T Level quiz to challenge yourself.

Short film explaining T Levels

Further Information for Employers and Pupils on T Levels


Local Colleges & T Levels

Exeter College is one of the first providers in the country to be offering the Government’s new T Level qualifications. September 2020, entry opened initially for Construction, Digital and Education and Childcare. Please check their page for the full list of their T Levels.
Click here for Exeter College.


Petroc College are offering the brand new, Level 3, two-year qualification in the following subjects from September 2021: Construction; Design Surveying and Planning, Digital Production, Design and Development, Education, Healthcare and Healthcare science.

For further information on courses, please click here



A traineeship is a skills development programme that includes a work placement. Traineeships help 16- to 24-year-olds, or 25-year-olds with an education, health, and care (EHC) plan to get ready for an apprenticeship or job if they don’t yet have the skills or experience needed. Traineeships can help you to get real work experience, job skills and improve your English and Maths skills, giving your career prospects a real jump-start.


Traineeships can last from 6 weeks up to 1 year (although most will last for less than 6 months).


Traineeships are just one route to the future you want.


Exeter College and Petroc both offer Traineeships, please follow the links below to see more:

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