Due to being very different qualifications intended for different things, there is no true answer as to whether T Levels are better than A Levels. It depends on your personal strengths, preferences and opinions as to which you prefer, and which is better for you to study. However, there are benefits and downsides to each qualification.
Students will be graded for their Core Assessment: A* to E and U (ungraded) and Occupational Specialism Assessment method: Distinction, Merit, Pass and U (ungraded).
For students who want to progress to higher education, UCAS tariff points will also be allocated to the overall T Level grade.
T Levels consist of several essential elements:
T Levels can open up a wide range of progression opportunities for students to consider.
Your T Level will be worth UCAS points, a T Level Distinction* is worth the same as 3 A Levels at A*, and will be recognised by universities and other education providers so you can choose to continue studying if you wish.
You could progress to:
Yes! The T Level programme has been developed in collaboration with sector experts and leading employers to ensure they meet the needs of the workforce and set learners up for success. T Levels are just as valid as A levels and recognised by employers and the wider industry for their rigour and quality.
Students studying at New City College will benefit from: