Business Support

T Level

What is a T Level?

This course is a full-time study programme and cannot be studied alongside other A Levels and BTECs.

T Levels are two-year qualifications designed to give you a head start towards the career you want. They have been designed for 16 to 19-year-olds and offer a mixture of classroom learning and work placement. They follow GCSEs, gain you UCAS points and are equivalent to three A Levels.

This T Level has been developed with employers and businesses to prepare you to step straight into your chosen career, an apprenticeship or university.

About the course…

Are you interested in the world of business and want to progress towards a managerial or administrative role? Our T Level in Business Support will provide you with real-world experience as well as the knowledge and skills needed to work in the world of management.

You will explore business context, looking at organisational cultures and values, different types of internal and external stakeholders, different forms of governance and the impact of organisations on society and the environment. You will also develop skills in project and change management, using theories and models to support and improve your projects, and business behaviours including the importance of good communication and adapting styles to professional standards, purpose and audience. You will delve into quality and compliance, developing an understanding of the importance of maintaining and improving quality in all aspects of public and private sector organisations.

Then you will be able to put everything you learn into practice, with a substantial industry placement for a minimum of 315 hours. This will give you an amazing opportunity to work with a local or national business employer while you study, and gain invaluable experience as well as key skills that employers are looking for.

Where Business Support can take you…

Following a T Level, you could progress straight into a skilled profession or continue your studies with a degree or higher apprenticeship.

Career options might include becoming a manufacturing supervisor, office manager, barrister’s clerk, information scientist, personal assistant or civil service admin officer – our careers advisor can help you choose the right path.