- Type: T Levels | Vocational Courses | Health & Social Care
- Level: 3
- Study Mode: Full-time
- Start: September 2021
- Duration: 2 years
About the course
This course will provide you with the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training relevant to the healthcare sector.
5 GCSEs grades 4 - 9 or equivalent including English and maths at at least grade 4
How much does it cost?
Free to those aged 16-18. If you are aged 19+ you can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan.
There is a range of financial support that you may be entitled to, including: Learner Support funds, grants and bursaries and employer support.
The objectives of this qualification are to equip you with:
- the core knowledge and core skills relevant to health
- up to date occupational knowledge and skills that have continued currency amongst employers and others
- the necessary English, mathematics and digital skills
- threshold competence that meets employer expectations and is as close to full occupational competence as possible
- opportunities to manage and improve their own performance
This programme is specifically intended for those wishing to pursue a career in the healthcare sector.
You will be Undertaking tasks in a realistic working environment, such as lifting and handling, health assessments to include blood pressure monitoring and temperature recording.
Shadowing in the workplace.
Work experience at Princess Alexandra hospital in the children’s day surgery setting.
Where will this course take me?
The T Level study programme is eligible for UCAS points.
Those who achieve this qualification could progress to the following:
- Higher Education
- Apprenticeship (progression onto lower level apprenticeships may also be possible in some circumstances, if the content is sufficiently different).
- General Nurse
- Mental health nurse
- Pediatric nurse
- Theatre nurse
- The health care sector
- Providing person centred care
- Health and well being
- Further science concepts
- Health and safety regulations applicable in the health care sector
- Infection prevention and control in health specific settings
- Managing personal information
- Assisting the adult nursing team with clinical tasks
- Supporting individuals to meet activities of daily living
- Assist with skin integrity assessments and the care and treatment of skin conditions
Occupational Specialism: Supporting Healthcare
Performance outcome 1: assist with an individual’s overall care and needs to ensure comfort and wellbeing
Performance outcome 2: assist registered health professionals with clinical or therapeutic tasks and interventions
Performance outcome 3: undertake a range of physiological measurements
How will I be assessed?
The Core Component content indicates the relevant knowledge and understanding of concepts, theories and principles relevant to all occupations within Health and Science: Healthcare Science. The knowledge and skills are all externally assessed through 2 written examinations and an Employer Set Project.
The Occupational Specialisms are divided into performance outcomes, each of which indicates the knowledge and skills required to enable you to achieve threshold competence in the chosen Occupational Specialism. These performance outcomes are all externally assessed through synoptic assignments, in which you will be expected to demonstrate required knowledge and skills.
As part of achieving the overall T Level programme, you will be required to complete a minimum of 315 hours industry placement. In order to demonstrate threshold competence in your chosen occupational specialism you will be observed during your industry placement.
Will I have to provide anything?
- Recommended course text as per your interview, enrolment information to follow.
I'm interested. What should I do now?
Call 01279 868100 and talk to an Admissions Adviser
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