T Level Technical Qualification in Health - Supporting the Care of Children and Young People
Roughly 80% of your learning will be theory-based and this will develop your skills in research, problem-solving, solution development, communication and collaboration. This is a varied course where one week you could be learning about the structure of cells and tissues, then the next working within the sector itself.
The T Level will include a minimum of 315 hours of learning on work experience placement. Our Industrial Placement Officers will help you link up with an employer and complete work experience relevant to your interests.
All students will develop a general understanding of health and science:
- working within the health and science sector
- health, safety and environmental regulations
- managing information and data
- principles of good scientific and clinical practice
- core science concepts including the structure of cells, tissues and large molecules, genetics, microbiology and immunology
- understanding the healthcare science sector
- further knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, diseases and disorders, genomics and medical physics
- providing person-centred care
- infection prevention and control
- good scientific practice
You will need to be aged 16-18 in order to apply for a T Level along with five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths.
- Formative inhouse assessments
- External summative assessments
Where does this course lead to
T Levels will provide several progression options to students. These include skilled employment, an apprenticeship and higher education.
To help T Level students get into higher education, UCAS tariff points will be allocated to T Levels.
UCAS points will only be allocated to the overall T Level grade. Students must achieve at least an overall pass grade to receive UCAS points.