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.
If you are interested in this T level but are unlikely to achieve the entry requirements there is a level 2 transition course in Health which will involve substantial work experience and an employer set project as well as units in Safeguarding, working in Health and Social Care and Behaviour that challenges as well as industry specific maths and english to prepare you for the level 3. If this is you then apply for this level 3 and discuss the level 2 at interview.
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.