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T Levels

Get a mix of learning in the classroom and in a placement


Age: 16 to 19

Cost: Free

Leads to: Higher Education, apprenticeship or a job


Examples of courses available: 

  • Business & Administration
  • Construction
  • Digital Skills
  • Engineering & Manufacturing
  • Education & Childcare
  • Health & Science
  • Legal, Finance & Accounting



Careers with a T Level include: 

Administrator, Digital Content Creator, Engineer, Nursery Nurse Assistant, Nurse, Accountant



    Develop new skills in the workplace and in the classroom.


    Age: 16 to 24 or 25 with an EHC plan

    Cost: free

    Leads to: Apprenticeship, job or further study


    Length: 6 weeks - 1 year


    As a trainee you'll get:

    • Training to prepare you for work
    • Support to improve your English, Maths and digital skills
    • A work placement of at least 70 hours. You will not be paid for the work placement but employers may be able to support you with travel or food expenses

    Vocational Technical Qualifications (VTQs)

    Gain skills and experience in a specific job or sector, such as childcare and engineering


    Age: 16 and over

    Cost: Free

    Leads to: Further study, volunteering or employment


    There are different types and levels of VTQs including:

    • BTEC: Level 1 to 7
    • Cambridge National: Level 1 & 2
    • Cambridge Technical: Level 2 & 3
    • T Level: Level 3

    Contact Us

    The Limes College, Robin Hood Lane,
    Sutton SM1 2SD


    The Limes College is part of Alternative Learning Trust which is a charitable company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Company Number 11788031 Registered office: Sutton West Centre, Robin Hood Lane, Sutton SM1 2SD