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T Level in Management and Administration (Year 1)

With a huge focus on vocational skills designed to help you into skilled employment, higher education or an apprenticeship, T Levels in Business are new courses to be introduced in September 2022.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
The Roundhouse

Apply now at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/course/t-level-in-management-and-administration-year-1
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Course Information for Students

If you are considering a career in the management and administration sector, then this is the qualification for you.

With a huge focus on vocational skills designed to help you into skilled employment, higher education or an apprenticeship, T Levels in Business are new courses to be introduced in September 2022. 

As an alternative to A-levels, apprenticeships and other 16-19 courses, T Levels are equivalent to three A-levels and include a mix of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’ in-depth experience via an industry placement of at least 315 hours (approximately 45 days).  This not only gives you valuable work experience but also gives employers an insight into a new talent pipeline.

T Levels are based on the same standards as apprenticeships, designed by employers and approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education.  You will study over two years and develop the core knowledge and skills that are essential for progressing to a range of management and administration occupations.

As part of this programme, you will participate in tutorial sessions and join our Business Employment and Skills Academy which has outstanding links with – and support from – businesses operating in different sectors.

For more information on T Levels, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/introduction-of-t-levels/introduction-of-t-levels


 

You need to be highly motivated and demonstrate a keen personal interest in pursuing a career in business and management.   An offer of a place on the course will depend on your qualifications and a successful interview. You will need one of the following:

  • A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths.
  • A Level 2 vocational qualification or equivalent in a related subject, e.g, Business or Business Administration, to a Merit or Distinction grade. The candidate should also have GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above.

The course will feature a technical qualifcation which will include:

Year 1 

  • Core content, business and commercial awareness, project management, communication, working collaboratively, problem solving, research and reflective practice.  Maths, English and Digital Skills are mapped across the core content.

Year 2 – Specialist pathway

  • Team Leadership/Management

This course will be delivered onsite at the Roundhouse.

The purchase of appropriate books and e-books is encouraged and guidance on which books to purchase will be given by subject specialists. There may also be a request for contributions to trips and visits as part of our Employment and Skills Academy activities.

  • Two externally set exams covering knowledge from the Management and Administration core content
  • One employer set project covering knowledge and skills from the Management and Administration core content
  • One externally set assignment covering content from the occupational specialism

Every T Level will include an industry placement with an employer, focused on developing the practical and technical skills required for the occupation. These will last a minimum of 315 hours (approximately 45 days) but can last longer. Employers can offer industry placements as  block release, day release or a mix of these, and can discuss sharing part of the placement with another employer if necessary.

Students who pass all the elements of their T Level will gain a nationally recognised certificate showing an overall grade of Pass, Merit or Distinction. It will also set out the details of what students have achieved on the course.

The T Level Certificate will include:

  • an overall pass grade for the T Level, shown as Pass, Merit or Distinction
  • a separate grade for the occupational specialism, shown as Pass, Merit or Distinction
  • a separate grade for the core component, using grades A* to E
  • details of the industry placement

Further Study

This course allows for progression to an appropriate Level 4, 5 or 6 Business or Business related qualification.

A T level is a nationally recognised qualification that is worth the same number of UCAS points as three A-levels.

Alternatively, and with employment in a qualifying role, progression to a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship in the appropriate specialist pathway could be possible.

Careers

  • Business Management
  • Team Leading
  • Supervision
  • Shift Management
  • Business Administration
  • Finance
  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Sales
  • Leadership and Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Customer Relations/Customer Service
  • Enterprise/Entrepreneurship

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or enquiries@derby-college.ac.uk

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on businessenquiries@derby-college.ac.uk, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

Management Consultants and Business Analysts

£34659

Management Consultants and Business Analysts

IT Business Analysts, Architects and Systems Designers

£40177

IT Business Analysts, Architects and Systems Designers

Business and Related Associate Professionals n.e.c.

£23809

Business and Related Associate Professionals n.e.c.

Business Sales Executives

£33722

Business Sales Executives

Sales Accounts and Business Development Managers

£45589

Sales Accounts and Business Development Managers

Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

£43472

Business and Financial Project Management Professionals

Marketing Associate Professionals

£24897

Marketing Associate Professionals

Other Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

£16700

Other Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

Business and Related Research Professionals

£30479

Business and Related Research Professionals

Business, Research and Administrative Professionals n.e.c.

£39277

Business, Research and Administrative Professionals n.e.c.

More Careers Information at: https://www.derby-college.ac.uk/career-pathways
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Course Information Last Updated On: October 18, 2021 1:59 pm