T Levels are new courses and this T level in Health is a technical study programme, aimed at preparing young people for work, higher level apprenticeships or degree programmes. It cpmprises - an approved technical qualification which includes the opportunity to specialise in at least one occupational role, a substantial industry placement with an external employer, Employability, enrichment and pastoral elements. T levels are at level 3 and included elements of vocational and academic study for students who are interested in this method of learning.
Students will all complete a core studies in Health and supporting healthcare and may follow a specialist unit in one of the following providing general and specific knowledge in a variety of healthcare roles.
option A: Supporting the adult nursing team
option B: Supporting the midwifery team
option C: Supporting the mental health team
option D: Supporting the care of children and young people
option E: Supporting therapy teams
A substantial industry placement in a relevant area of work will form a part of the qualification as well as a project to be set by the employer.
5 GCSEs grades 4 - 9 including Maths and English
Employment opportunities could be to the following
- ambulance support worker
- healthcare support worker in a health setting
- senior healthcare support workers in a health setting
It could also lead to a degree or an apprenticeship in related areas of work or study.