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Health and Social Care

T Level Health - Supporting the care of Children & 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.

Industry Placement 

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

Assessment

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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