Health & Social Care T Level

Course Duration: 2 Years Course Level: T Level
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T Level, Duration: Two-year course – Equivalent to Three A Levels

What are T Levels?

  • T Levels will follow on after GCSEs and will be equivalent to 3 A Levels.
  • These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of the industry and prepares students for work. The Health T-Level from September 2022 are designed for students wanting to pursue a career in the health and science sector.

Entry requirements to study a T Level

  • Five GCSEs at grade 5 or above including GCSE English Language and GCSE Maths. You will also need a 55 in GCSE Science.
  • DBS check

What does the course consist of?

You will learn core contemporary knowledge required to be successful in the Health sector, including;

  • The structure of the health and science sector
  • Working in the health and science sector
  • Providing person-centred care
  • Safeguarding and promoting health and wellbeing
  • Clinical practices covering elements of physics, chemistry and biology.
  • Occupational specialism Supporting the Adult Nursing Team with practical care skills.
  • You will complete at least 45 days/ 315 hours of work placement in the health sector alongside your academic studies.

What are the next steps after taking a T Level?

Chose between a huge range of health-related skilled occupations or higher-level technical studies such as an apprenticeship or degree.

What’s the difference between a T Level and Btecs and A-Levels?

The biggest difference is that instead of studying three subjects you focus on one course full time. You will also complete a minimum of 315 hours in the industry, developing work ready skills.

Did you know- The government has identified that an additional 50,000 nurses are needed by 2024/25

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