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Full Time

T Level Health


2 years

Central Campus


Course summary

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 two-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. Studying this T Level Health course gives you:

Course requirements

GCSE Grade 4 or above in Maths, English and Science

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

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

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

Units covered:

A1: Working within the health and science sector
A2: The healthcare sector
A3: Health, safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
A4: Health and safety regulations applicable in the healthcare sector
A5: Managing information and data within the health and science sector
A6: Managing personal information
A7: Good scientific and clinical practice
A8: Providing person-centred care
A9: Health and wellbeing
A10: Infection prevention and control in health-specific settings
A11: Safeguarding
B1: Core science concepts
B2: Further science concepts
CS1: Demonstrate person-centred care skills
CS2: Communication
CS3: Team working
CS4: Reflective evaluation
CS5: Researching
CS6: Presenting

Further skills gained:

  • Checking and testing information
  • Supporting points with evidence
  • Self-directed study
  • Self-motivation
  • Thinking for yourself
  • Analysing and synthesising information/materials
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving
  • Working collaboratively
  • Reflecting upon learning and identifying improvements
  • Presenting information in written and verbal formats

Assessment for the T Level Health course consists of:

  • Core component: 2 written examinations
  • ESP (Employer Set Project)
  • Occupational specialism component for Supporting Healthcare
  • A case study assessment
  • 2 practical activities assessments: one for the core Supporting Healthcare, and one for the occupational specialism
  • A professional discussion


Upon completion of the T Level Health qualification, career progression routes include:

  • Paramedic
  • Adult Nurse
  • Paediatric Nurse
  • Midwifery
  • Mental Health Nurse
  • Mental Health Practitioner
  • Leadership roles in Health
  • Healthcare Support Worker in Health Settings
  • Ambulance Care Assistant
  • Emergency Care Assistant
  • Allied Health Professionals

Employers involved with the course include:

  • Sandwell and Birmingham NHS Trust
  • Kaleidoscope
  • Care organisation

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

[email protected]

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