T Levels are based on T Level Final Outline Content, which is in turn based on approved standards. The T Level Technical Qualifications approved to date are set out in the table below.

Date approved

Available from

TQ Title

TQ Occupational Specialisms

Awarding Organisation

Relevant standards and occupations

Wave 1 – No mandatory additional requirements

01/04/2020

September 2020

T Level Technical Qualification in Design, Surveying and Planning for Construction

Building Services Design

Civil Engineering

Hazardous Materials Analysis and Surveying

Surveying and Design for Construction and the Built Environment

Pearson

Surveying Technician

Geospatial Surveying Technician

Civil Engineering Technician

Building Services Design Technician

Digital Engineering Technician

Asbestos Analyst / Surveyor

01/04/2020

September 2020

T Level Technical Qualification in Digital Production, Design and Development

Digital Production, Design and Development

Pearson

Software Development Technician

01/04/2020

September 2020

T Level Technical Qualification in Education and Childcare

Assisting Teaching

Early Years Educator

NCFE

Early Years Educator

Teaching Assistant

 

As well as passing the relevant Technical Qualification, the following elements are required in order to achieve an overall T Level grade:

  • Industry Placement: This will be arranged and verified by the provider offering the T Level. For more guidance see https://www.gov.uk/guidance/t-levels-next-steps-for-providers
  • GCSE grade 9-4 or a Functional Skills level 2 pass in English and maths or other equivalent qualification: This will be verified by the provider offering the T Level.

Further information, including on the T Level Transition Programme and on reasonable adjustments for students with special educational needs and disabilities, is available: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/introduction-of-t-levels/introduction-of-t-levels

Advice on supplementary recommendations and for providers in ensuring high quality industry placements will be available in forthcoming DfE guidance on industry placements.

Find your nearest T Level provider: https://www.tlevels.gov.uk/students/find