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Newbury College ready to offer T Levels alongside apprenticeships to provide skilled workforce for local businesses

Over the last year, Newbury College has been preparing for T Levels and exploring the benefits that they can bring to businesses in the region.

T Levels will run alongside and feed into the well-established Apprenticeship provision that Newbury College and UCN offers to local businesses, developing the skills and training needed for a better informed, perfectly matched workforce for your organisation.

This growing provision aligns with the Government’s blueprint for a post-16 education that ensures everyone can gain the skills they need to progress in a career, at any stage of their life.

University Centre Newbury
University Centre Newbury

T Levels and Apprenticeships are vital in establishing the right skills at the right time, and employers are being encouraged to take a central role in designing these technical courses.

About T Levels

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

Newbury College
Newbury College

At the heart of each T Level is a 45-day industry placement.

T Levels are part of the Government’s plan to align technical qualifications to have an equivalent status to A-levels.

The industry placements give you a unique opportunity to develop new talent and get young people work-ready.

From September 2022, Newbury College will deliver T Levels in construction, business and administration and digital.

Newbury College
Newbury College

Benefits to your business

Industry placements help your organisation:

n Find solutions for entry-level skills shortage

n Develop future talent for your business

n Capitalise on new ideas and fresh perspectives

n Identify apprentice potential for further training and development

Stepping up to the T

The strategic vision of Newbury College and UCN ensures that the training delivered is directly aligned with the skills needed for the job roles you have.

During the 2021/2022 academic year, they will be working with employers to trial the 45-day placement model and have been aligning the curriculum to prepare students for the adoption of the new T Level provision for 2022.

To get involved with this please email the employer engagement team on EETeam@live.newbury-college.ac.uk

Your business needs and the successful development of their students are at the heart of everything they do.

Newbury College and UCN value your ongoing support and partnerships in which you provide sector-specific guidance that shapes the curriculum and support in developing students with talks, mentoring, work experience, T-level placements and employment of apprentices.

To speak about furthering future talent opportunities or developing existing staff with any aspects of their provision email business@newbury-college.ac.uk

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