Please note, this course information is for September 2021 entry.
The new admissions cycle for September 2022 entry will open in October 2021, and we recommend you check back for updates to course information.
This is a vocational course aimed at students wishing to progress into a career as a health professional. Students will study a wide range of units which will develop their knowledge and skills related to working in a role supporting healthcare. It will allow students to progress onto a higher education course or apprenticeship within the health and social care sector.
What units will be studied?
All students will develop a general understanding of health and science:
They will also learn about topics specific to health, including:
In addition to the core content, students will specialise in supporting the adult nursing team.
Your Technical Qualification will be the largest part of your T Level it will be a total of 1200 hours which equates to 3 ½ A Levels.
In order to achieve a grade for the core component, the student must attempt both of the external examinations and the ESP. The combined marks from these assessments will be aggregated to form the overall core component grade (A* to E and U)
Occupational specialism component:
The student is also required to successfully achieve a distinction/merit/pass grade in one of the occupational specialism components. If the student fails to reach the specified level of attainment, they will receive a U grade
Industry placement experience
Industry placements are intended to provide students with the opportunity to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours required for skilled employment in their chosen occupation and which are less easily attainable by completing a qualification alone.
As part of achieving the overall T Level programme, students are required to complete a minimum of 315 hours industry placement. In order to demonstrate threshold competence in their chosen occupational specialism, the student will be observed during their industry placement.
Core components are graded A* to E and U
Occupational specialism components are graded Distinction/Merit/Pass and Ungraded
Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above, including English and Maths.
Students who achieve this qualification could progress to the following, depending on their chosen occupational specialism:
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