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T-Levels at SHC


T-levels are the next generation of technical qualification at Shooters Hill Sixth-Form College

T-Levels are new courses which follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A levels. These 2-year courses, which launched in September 2020, have been developed in collaboration with employers and education providers so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares students for work, further training, or further study.

T Levels offer students a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience through an industry placement of at least 315 hours - approximately 45 days.

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UCAS Point Conversion

UCAS Tariff points T-Level Grade A-Level Grade
168 Distinction* AAA*
144 Distinction AAA
120 Merit BBB
96 Pass (C or above on the core) CCC
72 Pass (D or E on the core) DDD


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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Study T-Levels? 

T-Levels are a brand new qualification designed to give you a head start towards the future you want.

They follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A Levels.

The 2-year T Level qualification brings classroom and work placement together on a course designed with employers and businesses.

You’ll spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement to give you the skills and knowledge employers are looking for.

Your T Level will help you to step straight into your chosen career, an apprenticeship or a degree. Wherever your future is heading, take it to the next level.

T-level, A-level or BTEC? 

Pop down to our open event and speak to our specialist staff.

What grades can I get and what are they worth? 

You will be graded either a pass, merit, distinction or distinction *

A T-Level distinction is equivalent to 3 A-levels at A*

Our T-Level employers and Partners  

We work with a wide range of employers and partners to deliver our T-Level courses. We have worked with a number of these partners for years delivering high quality work experience and progression opportunities to our students. 

The list below is not exhaustive, we are constantly developing new contacts in order to provide our students with a wider range of opportunities. 

How do I join?

Apply via our application form at the top or bottom of the website and we will invite you in for an interview with our T-Level team. 

Entry Requirements 

T-Levels are Level 3 qualifications and require a minimum of 5 GCSEs (grades 9 - 4) including a 5 in English and Maths.
If you just miss out on the grades you'll be able to spend a year topping up your grades so you can join T-Levels the next year.