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Preston’s College succeeds in bid to deliver innovative T-Levels from September 2021

Preston’s College are delighted to have been successful in their application to deliver T-Levels from September 2021.

T-Levels, delivered for the first time nationally from 2020 and introduced as part of the Education Secretary’s ambitious 10 year plan to overhaul technical education, will offer high quality, technical alternatives to A Levels, combining classroom theory and practical learning with an industry placement of at least 315 hours.

Part of the transformation to support young people achieve their career goals, the pioneering new courses, co-created with leading employers, aim to ensure young people across the country have access to a variety of programmes that successfully develop the skilled workforce of the future.

Part of the second wave of providers delivering T-Level qualifications, from September 2021, students joining Preston’s College will have access to these highly innovative programmes in the priority sectors of Professional Construction, Health and Science.

Supporting school leavers, apprentices, higher education and adult learners, with the aim of making all the most employable, the College takes great pride in supporting learners in achieving the qualifications they need, alongside the development of technical skills and knowledge that employers and universities seek. The delivery of T-Levels in 2021 supports, enhances and strengthens this aim.

Dr Lis Smith, Principal and Chief Executive of Preston’s College said: “We are delighted to have been successful in our application to deliver T-Levels from 2021. Preston’s College has a strong reputation for the delivery of highly effective technical education, and we currently work with a significant number of employer partners in ensuring that our learners are developing the skills and knowledge required to succeed in their chosen profession. The first T-Levels that Preston’s College will deliver will be in the priority sectors of Professional Construction, Health and Science and we are confident that we have the knowledge, expertise and resources required to ensure success for our students in these important subject areas.”


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