Employers

T Levels are designed to offer a path for learners wishing to enter skilled professions.

Every T Level will include an industry placement, and can now be offered with up to two employers to develop the practical and technical skills required for the occupation.

Frequently asked questions

How can employers get involved in T Levels?

There are a number of ways employers can get involved:

  • Supporting City & Guilds in the development and delivery of the curriculum content, assessment strategy and assessment materials. Get in touch with our team to find out how you can get involved: qualdevelopment@cityandguilds.com
  • Supporting local providers with the delivery of the Industry Placement for T Levels: The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and National Apprenticeship Service (part of ESFA) will work with employers and providers on industry placements.

Employers interested in finding out more about industry placements can contact 08000 150 600 or email tlevel.placement@education.gov.uk.

The Education Secretary has recently unveiled a new package of measures so employers can be at the heart of T Levels.

Discover more about the support for employers >

Can employers offer industry placements?

Employers can offer industry placements as a block, day release or a mix of these.

The placements will last at least 315-420 hours (approximately 45-60 days). Providers will support employers offering industry placements, including assistance with the necessary paperwork, a careful planning process, and support with designing the placement.

The Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) and National Apprenticeship Service will work with employers and providers on industry placements. Employers interested in finding out more about industry placements can contact 08000 150 600 or email tlevel.placement@education.gov.uk.

For more information visit the government website >