The Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education (IfATE) is inviting awarding organisations to bid for a new T Level in Marketing.

This will be taught from September 2025 onwards and awarded with an exclusive licence.

Successful Awarding Organisations will have the right to develop and then implement the qualifications based upon outline content created by a T Level Panels. The T Level Panels are employer-led groups who come together to detail the key knowledge and behaviours a student should learn as part of their technical qualification.

The bidding process will comprise of two stages. The first stage closes on Monday 14 November. Those that successfully pass, will progress on to stage two to complete their bid submission, which will close on Tuesday 21 February 2023.

Chris Morgan, Deputy Director for Commercial, said: “It’s brilliant news that the programme is now being extended to the vital marketing sector. This is a really exciting opportunity for Awarding Organisations to bid to take on a Marketing T Level. We welcome widespread interest and look forward to receiving their submissions.”



  1. The full suite of procurement documents can be found through the Institute’s online procurement platform ProContract/Proactis,   
  2. Further information about the procurement is also published on the Governments Find a Tender Service T Levels Wave 5 Marketing - Find a Tender (