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Health and Social Care

T Level in Supporting the Care of Children and Young People

Full Time

Course Overview

This two-year T Level focuses on a range of health subjects, including the care of children and young people. This will allow you to progress to highly skilled employment, university or an apprenticeship.

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. 

Course Content

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
They will also learn about topics specific to healthcare science:

  • 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

Entry Requirement

Entry pathways to this course include:

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and maths
  • Successful completion of the Transition Programme or relevant level 2 course


  • 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.

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Course Outline

Course Code: PF63
Study Mode: Full Time
Location: Basingstoke
Start Date: 12/09/2022
Duration: 2 Years
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