New College Swindon is the first provider in Swindon and Wiltshire to offer these exciting new qualifications from Sept 2021! Developed with employers, they provide the practical skills and knowledge that employers want. They include an extended industry placement of at least 315 hours, so there is 80% classroom time and 20% workplace time. We offer T Levels in Digital Production, Design and Development; Education and Childcare; Health; and Science – Laboratory Sciences.

About T Levels

T Levels at New College Swindon

T Level industry placements – what students say

T Level industry placements – What employers say


T Level Qualification in Digital Production, Design and Development Level 3

NCFE CACHE/ T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare Level 3

NCFE CACHE/ T Level Technical Qualification in Health Level 3

T Level Technical Qualification in Science Level 3 – Laboratory Sciences

Student Case Studies

T Level industry placements - digital

T Level industry placements - education

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I take a T Level with another qualfication e.g. an A Level?

No, this is not possible The T Level is equivalent to a three A Level programme, plus the extended placement requirement makes this a complete qualification.

What English and Maths GCSE grades do I need to take a T Level?

You will need to have achieved grade 4 or above at GCSE English Language and Maths.

Will the College help me to find the extended industry placement?

Yes, we have a dedicated Employability Team who will help to arrange this placement. There is also additional support for travel and resources costs.

Exactly how long are the industry placements?

They are 45 days across the two year qualification or 315-420 hours. The exception to this is Education and Childcare which is 700 hours.

How do the placements work?

We currently envisage that there will a 2-4 weeks block placement at the end of Year 1 with the remainder taking place across Year 2, either in block format or undertaken on a regular basis.

Still have questions?

Go to www.newcollege.ac.uk for the anwsers