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T Level Talent

Written on 1st May 2022

Created to be the ‘gold standard’ of technical education, T Levels aim to help young people to develop the skills and knowledge to succeed in rewarding careers, and to give employers the skilled workforce that is in such high demand.

Across our Greater Manchester Further Education colleges, we currently have over 400 T Levels underway in a variety of subjects including Construction, Digital, Education and Childcare and Health and Science.

Wigan & Leigh College

Mia Ling, T Level: Teaching & Education 

“Within the classroom, we focus on theory and knowledge and how this can support us within the work setting this allows us to link to see how to support children in different ways and to meet and follow the current frameworks.

“The work placement sets you up for more opportunities from day one as you get hands on experience from the start, which builds confidence to be able to stand in front of the class and teach a lesson, but it also sets you up for your further as you get a taste of what a typical day is like. Being given the industry work placement is mainly why I thought the T level was for me, to go and observe teaching helps put together both knowledge from college in the classroom and in work placement.”

Bury College

Tilly Burns, T Level: Healthcare

“I like how most of our teachers have a nursing/medical background as they can talk to us from a more realistic point of view and tell us about their own experiences. This has really inspired me to pursue a career in nursing.”

The Manchester College

Bandhana Pohkrel, T Level in Healthcare

“I think that helping people is the most powerful sense of reward and makes a significant difference in people’s lives. I chose a T Level course because I think there are more opportunities. It helps put my theory into practice and gives me the practical knowledge as well as theory.”

Salford City College

Layla Quinn, T Level in Health & Science

“The in-depth learning of the health and science T-level gives the perfect insight of how life as a health care professional would be. It’s an exciting yet intense course which is a great stepping stone into a career in the nursing sector. The teachers are extremely helpful and welcoming. This course is an excellent opportunity to undertake work experience with the northern care alliance which prepares you for your chosen career path.”