Medical person in scrubs putting gloves on

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

  • T Levels signify a big change in technical education as they will become one of the main choices for students post-16, alongside A levels and apprenticeships. Equivalent to 3 A levels, the 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses to ensure the content prepares learners for the world of work and meets industry needs.
 
  • If you want to start a career in Healthcare: supporting the mental health team
 
  • You will be studying for two-year Health course, you will gain core knowledge of the following areas:
    • Working within the health and science sector
    • Health
    • Safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
    • Managing information and data within the health and science sector
    • Good scientific and clinical practice
    • Core science concepts

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Location: Central Campus

Start Date: 06/09/21

FORMAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

  • GCSE in Maths and English (level 4 or above)
  • Preferred GCSE in Science subject

WHAT DOES THE COURSE INVOLVE?

Knowledge of core 11 topic areas

  • 2 Science components and core skills
  • An industry placement with an employer, requires you to complete a minimum of 315 hours on placement in a real working environment
  • The assessment consists of:
  • core component:
  • 2 written examinations
  • ESP
  • occupational specialism component:
    • a case study assessment
    • 2 practical activities assessments
    • one for the core Supporting healthcare,
    • and one for the occupational specialism
    • a professional discussion

 

Around 80% of time will be spent in the classroom with the remaining 20% being spent in an industry placement. College attendance is 3-4 days weekly.

 

The T Level is made up of four component parts, with the Technical Qualification being the substantial component:

  1. Technical Qualification
  2. Industry Placement
  3. L2 English and maths
  4. Any other relevant industry qualifications deemed appropriate by the T Level employer

ENRICHMENT ACTIVITIES

During the year, three weeks are set aside purely for the purpose of enrichment. In addition to this, trips related to the core programme may be organised.

Dedicated employer master classes and guest speakers to develop your behaviours to a wider understanding of the world of placement

There is usually no or minimal cost for any of these activities.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

On completion of this course you will be able to :

  • Students who achieve this qualification could progress to the following, depending on their chosen occupational specialism:
  • Employment in the Health sector supporting the Mental Health Team
  • higher education
  • apprenticeship
  • The T Level study programme is eligible for UCAS points

WHERE CAN I GO NEXT?

Students will be gaining a broad understanding of the Health sector

 

These will equip you will the skills and knowledge employers are seeking for their future talent:

  • Working in the health sector
  • Health and Safety and Environmental Regulations
  • Mental Health
  • Managing information and data
  • Personal information
  • Science and clinical practices
  • Providing person centre care
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Safeguarding

Success Rates on courses for 16-18 year-olds nearly 7% better than national average*

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