T Level Technical Qualification in Health

What will be studied?

T Levels are new, two year, technical study programmes (similar to apprenticeships) designed with employers to give young people the skills required for working in the health sector. They are career-focused, with a significant industry placement allowing you to develop the knowledge and skills you need to compete for the best university places, higher / degree apprenticeships and highly skilled careers. T levels provide the chance to experience what working in the health care sector is like while studying. This course is for you if you would like to pursue a career in the health sector helping to support people, care for their needs and build trusting relationships.

Areas of study include:

  • Working within the Health sector
  • Good scientific and clinical practice
  • Providing person-centered care
  • Health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Infection prevention control
  • Managing personal information
  • Safeguarding

During the second year of the programme you will complete an occupational specialism in supporting the adult nursing team or midwifery or care of young people and adults. (Please note: occupational specialisms may be reviewed, dependent on student demand)

The Health T Level:

  • Takes two years and is equivalent to 3 A levels
  • Provides the UCAS points for university
  • Combines classroom and work-based learning
  • Specialist skills and knowledge relevant to a chosen career path

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by exams for the core skills and practical skills tests for the occupational (career) specialisms. You will also complete a compulsory industrial placement which will take a minimum of 315-hour (45 days) with an employer, a DBS (police) check is requirement to enable completion of the course.

What skills do I need?

You need to be able to communicate effectively, demonstrate empathy, respect confidentiality and follow instructions. You need to be organised, self- motivated and a reliable and committed learner. You must be prepared to be ‘hands-on’ during the work placement and work as part of a team.

What next?

The course may lead to continuing education at university or a career in one of the many areasof Health & Social Care e.g. nursing, social work, residential care, occupational therapy, mental health, community work and day care, youth work, etc.

Further Information:

If you need any further information and studying NCFE CACHE T-Level  Technical Qualification in Health please contact:

Ms Roddis – kroddis@bluecoat.uk.com 

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