A further education college - with campuses in St Albans, Welwyn Garden City and Borehamwood - will begin to offer T-Levels from September.

The qualifications, aimed at 16-19-year-olds, will equal the same UCAS points as three A-Levels.


The two-year courses will be taught via a mixture of classroom and workplace learning.

T-Levels available at Oaklands College from September include: 

  • Business Management and Administration
  • Education and Childcare
  • Design and Development for Engineering and Manufacturing.

Claire Dolan, deputy principal of Oaklands College, said: "We are looking forward to our first open evening of the year in February, and really pleased to be extending our offering to include T-Levels this September, and to be in the first wave of further education providers to do so.

"T-Levels provide an excellent option for 16-years-olds who want a combination of academic study and vocational experience, but don’t necessarily want to do a traditional degree, nor an apprenticeship”. 

"They enable a young person to be at college with their peers, but also to get some invaluable on-the-job experience in the workplace, developing transferable skills, such as communication and teamwork, as well as picking up useful workplace contacts.

"This is great because it means they can make better decisions about their career choices, as well and be better prepared for working, or continuing their studies."

Open days will take place at the Welwyn Garden City campus on February 7, and the St Albans campus on February 9.

Visit the college's website to register (www.oaklands.ac.uk).