T Level – Business Management and Administration - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

T Levels are new, two-year, technical study programmes, designed with employers to give young people the skills that industry needs. T Levels will provide a mixture of:

  • technical knowledge and skills specific to their chosen industry or occupation an industry
  • placement of at least 45 days in their chosen industry or occupation
  • relevant maths, English and digital skills.

T Levels will become one of three major options when a student reaches level 3, alongside apprenticeships for students who wish to study and train for a specific occupation ‘on the job’, and A levels for students who wish to continue academic education.

Units of study/what is involved

Year 1 – Core content areas:

  • Business Context
  • People
  • Quality and Compliance
  • Finance
  • Policies and procedures
  • Project and change management
  • Business behaviours
  • Employer set project

Year 2 Option-occupational specialist content – Business Improvement:

  • Acquire and protect data to support the improvement process
  • Analyse data to identify opportunities for improvement
  • Engage stakeholders in discussions on business processes and improvement
  • Identify, propose and plan solutions for improvement
  • Monitor and report the implementation of business improvement activities.

Year 2 Option – occupational specialist content – Team Leadership/Management:

The purpose of this specialism is for learners to know and undertake team leadership and management work. Youwill have the opportunity to plan, perform and evaluate your work while usinga range of techniques, methods and resources.Learners will develop their knowledge and understanding of, and skills in:

  • Knowledge of effective leadership when leading teams and individuals
  • Knowledge of organisational strategy, vision and values
  • Skills in planning and implementing change
  • Skills in project management
  • Skills in developing and maintaining a high performing team

Assessment Methods

Assessment is through a variety of methods including exams, practical projects set by employers, assignments, case studies, presentations and externally examined coursework tasks. You may need to compile a portfolio of evidence to present at the end of the course for assessment purposes. This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience during an industry placement of at least 45 days.

Progression Options

  • Business advisor
  • Financial controller
  • Project manager
  • International banking
  • Accountant
  • Security analyst
  • Digital marketer
  • Marketing

Course Summary

Course Title T Level – Business Management and Administration
Entry Requirements

  • Five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range including English & Maths

  • Other relevant qualifications or experience

  • Keen interest in this subject area.

  • Entry is subject to a successful interview.

Attendance Requirements You may attend college up to 5 days a week depending upon timetabling.
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I really enjoy studying here. My lessons have a friendly atmosphere and the tutors push me to be the best I can be. Studying here has allowed me to gain the qualifications I need to go on to a degree!

Myles Fisher

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