T Level Health

Campus
Leicester
Level
Level 3

This T Level focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed to work in Adult Nursing and prepares students to enter the sector through employment.

Course Duration

  • T Levels are a 2-year qualification that you can do as an alternative to A levels, other post-16 courses or an apprenticeship.
  • They bring classroom learning and an extended industry placement together on a course designed with businesses and employers.
  • The course is equivalent to 3 A Levels.

Entry Requirements

  • 5 GCSEs grade 4-9 including English, Science and Maths
  • Grade 444 in three single sciences or grade 44 Synergy or Trilogy combined Science

Assessment

Students who complete their T Level will receive an overall grade of pass, merit, distinction or distinction*. They will get a nationally recognised certificate which will show their overall grade and a breakdown of what they have achieved.

Core component:

  • 2 written examinations
  • Employer set project

Occupational specialism component:

  • Case study assessment
  • 2 practical activities assessments: one for the core Supporting healthcare, and one for the occupational specialism (Adult Nursing)
  • A professional discussion

Course Overview

Core

The core element of a T Level in Health will boost your knowledge in a range of topics such as the principles of good scientific practice, standard operating procedures, management of equipment and work areas. You will also learn about providing person centred care, infection control and revisit core science concepts. You will learn using practical hands on experience using state of the art equipment as part of our bespoke Health suite.

Occupational Specialism

Adult Nursing

You will then specialise in assisting with overall personal care, clinical tasks and undertaking physiological measurements. The purpose of this specialism is to assist the adult nursing team with clinical tasks. You will learn to support individuals to meet activities of daily living including clinical care. You will assist with skin integrity assessments and with the care and treatment of skin conditions.

Career Progression

This T Level focuses on the development of knowledge and skills needed to work in Adult Nursing and prepares students to enter the sector through employment. For example, you could gain direct employment as an ambulance support worker, healthcare support worker, senior health support worker or as an Apprentice. UCAS points will be attached with a value equivalent to three A Levels so that the completion of this qualification gives learners the opportunity to progress onto higher education courses and training.