Health & Social Care T Level
Course Duration: 2 Years
Course Level: T Level
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