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Business: Management & Administration T Level Transition Programme : 2022 intake

Full-Time Study Programmes & Apprenticeships

  • Overview of the course

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    T Level Transition Programme Overview

    Whether it’s a high street brand; a manufacturer or healthcare provider; or a construction, legal or financial firm - all need skilled and astute business individuals to help drive them forward and be successful!

    This one-year programme is specifically designed to help you transition to the Management & Administration T Level.

    If you…

    • Are determined to progress on to the Management & Administration T Level
    • Would benefit from additional time to build your knowledge and skills in English and Maths to meet the entry requirements
    • Are keen to build your skills to make a good impression in the education and childcare sector

    …then this programme is for you!
  • Entry requirements

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    A minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths; or successful completion of a Level 2 programme, including GCSE English and Maths at grade 4 or above.
  • How will I be assessed?

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    You’ll be assessed via a mixture of assignments, employer-set projects and exam(s).
  • Course Fees

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  • Future opportunities

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    Successful completion of this programme will allow you to progress directly on to the Management & Administration T Level, a qualification that will prepare you for employment and a dynamic career. Due to the broad range of topics covered on the Management & Administration T Level, you’ll be equipped for a career in a variety of settings. You could work as a:

    • Business Development Manager where you will be concerned with improving and growing a business by establishing and developing relationships with customers, suppliers and other partners in a number of industries, including construction, manufacturing, IT and telecommunications. With an entry salary of £22,000 a Senior Business Development Management can command a salary of up to £80,000
    • Supply Chain Manager where you are responsible for the movement of goods from manufactures and suppliers to the customer in sectors such as retail, healthcare and local and national government. With a starting salary of £24,000 the average salary for a senior supply chain manager is £47,000.
    • Project Manager working in a range of sectors including engineering, manufacturing and architecture. Your role will be to manage processes, people and resources, working under pressure and to tight deadlines. Experienced Project Managers can earn between £40,000 to £80,000 per year

    As the T Level is equivalent to three A Levels, you could even decide to progress to university or a paid Apprenticeship, if you choose.
  • Supporting your learning and wellbeing

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    We have a range of dedicated support and wellbeing services including FREE travel; FREE breakfast; dedicated Learning Development Mentors; impartial advice and guidance; dedicated one-to-one support for learners with additional needs; and support with the cost of College, plus much more.
  • Enrichment

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    Sitting a job interview, writing a personal statement, applying for university - taking part in our enrichment programme will give you a CV to wow in all of these situations! You’ll benefit from:

    • Inspiring trips and experiences
    • Meetings with industry experts
    • Visits to leading companies in your sector

    As well as giving you essential professional and technical skills, you’ll demonstrate that you’re a successful and well-rounded person, helping you to make a lasting impression.

    We want you to have fun, so we also have plenty of leisure and sporting activities for you to enjoy, improving your health and wellbeing.
  • Pre-Professionals Programme

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    Working with your Tutors, Careers Coaches and Learning Development Mentor, this element of the programme will be tailored to your individual needs, supporting your progression to T Level. You’ll receive individual mentoring and personal development tutoring, including:

    • Activities to develop confidence and resilience
    • Group work to develop communication skills
    • Tutorials and seminars, including careers education
    • Study skills, with opportunities to develop reading, writing, referencing and interpretation
    • Life skills

    We’ll also provide you with additional support, if you need it.
  • Gifted and Talented Programme

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    If you’re a potentially high-achieving learner, capable of exceeding your targets, we will challenge you, encouraging you to fulfil your potential. You may have the opportunity to study additional qualifications, with support in place to complement your study programme experience.
  • Why choose us?

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    We’re an elite College, and part of the University of Bolton Group, offering you a gateway to all of Greater Manchester’s vast range of fantastic opportunities for specialist careers, university degree courses and higher Apprenticeships.

    We’ll reward your achievements with trips to The Anderton Outdoor Activity Centre and the opportunity to apply for the prestigious Duke of Edinburgh Award.

    Our £75 million campus offers a newly refurbished fitness suite and sports hall; Apple Mac suites; libraries, a theatre and dance studios; hair and beauty salon; and a restaurant, café and canteen.
    You’ll also enjoy a wide range of events, including showcases, enterprise activities and cultural celebrations.
  • How to apply?

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    Find this course on our website via then click the ‘Apply’ button. You’ll be asked to set up a Learner Hub account, so that you can track your application and enrol online in August. If you have any difficulties setting up your Learner Hub account, please email
  • Open Events

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    We can’t wait to tell you about the amazing opportunities here at Bolton College so this year, we’re giving you TWO options to help you discover what we’re all about.

    You can either visit us in person at one of our Open Events, or if you’d rather learn about us from the comfort of your own home, you can check out our Virtual Open Event instead, or even do both!

    Open Event Dates at Deane Road Campus are as follows:

    • Tuesday 19th October 2021, 5pm-8pm
    • Wednesday 17th November 2021, 5pm-8pm
    • Thursday 9th December 2021, 5pm-8pm
    • Tuesday 18th January 2022, 5pm-8pm

    If you’d like to attend one of these events, please register your interest by visiting
    If you can’t visit our Open Event in person, or would rather find out about us online, check out our Virtual Open Event and access over 40 videos at a time convenient to you. Just visit
  • Disclaimer

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    You may be aware that Bolton College currently has some limitations on the way it works, due to COVID-19. Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, due to the changeable nature of the situation and updates to government guidance, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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  • Time:

    14.00 (Hrs Per Week)

  • Duration:

    36 weeks

  • Venue:

    Deane Road Campus

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