How we’re reforming technical education and developing the T Level qualifications for post-16 students.


T Level action plan: policy update

PDF, 127KB, 2 pages

T Level action plan: 2018

Ref: DFE-00347-2018PDF, 1.31MB, 47 pages

Post-16 technical education reforms: T level action plan – October 2017

Ref: DFE-00274-2017PDF, 210KB, 24 pages


The T Level action plan policy update gives information on aspects of T Level policy since we published the 2018 action plan. It covers the following areas:

  • T Level grading and certification
  • confirmation of the UCAS tariff for T Levels

The action plan gives an update on government’s progress in reforming technical education as set out in the Post-16 skills plan.

It confirms the next steps and opportunities for engagement by interested parties.

The 2017 action plan is available for reference.

Further information about T Levels and next steps for providers is available.

The industry placements: policy framework explains the updates to industry placements policy and the support available for education providers and employers from September 2019.

Published 11 October 2017
Last updated 20 August 2019 + show all updates

  1. Added a T Level action plan policy update covering T Level grading and certification and the UCAS tariff for T Levels.
  2. Added a link to the industry placements policy framework.
  3. Updated table on page 10 of the T Level action plan 2018.
  4. Added the 2018 action plan.
  5. First published.