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Health Support T Level

Why study this course?

Your course starts with the essential knowledge and skills to work in health including how the industry works, core concepts and key regulations including managing information, health and safety and good clinical practice. You can specialise in at least one of these areas: -Adult nursing care -Care of children and young people -Mental health -Midwifery

What will I study?

T Levels are two-year courses in England that can be studied by 16-18 year olds after finishing their GCSEs. T Levels are a new qualification designed to give you a head start towards the future you want. They are a progression opportunity after completing your GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A Levels. The 2-year qualification brings classroom and work placement together, on a course designed with employers and businesses. The Core Units Health & Science Route - Working within the Health and Science sector - Health, Safety and Environmental regulations in the Health and Science sector - Managing information and data within the Health and Science sector - Good Scientific and Clinical Practice - Core Science concepts The Core Units Health Pathway - The Healthcare sector - Providing - Person Centred Care - Health and Wellbeing - Further Science Concepts - Health and Safety Regulations Applicable in the Healthcare Sector - Infection Prevention and Control in Health Specific Settings - Managing Personal Informtion

What will I be able to do after I complete this course?

Course progression:
T Levels get you work ready, but you can continue studying with a higher apprenticeship or degree. Higher Education programmes include Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Paediatric Nursing, Midwifery and a range of other health professions like Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy. The list is endless!

Career progression:
T Levels are designed with businesses and employers, to make sure you have the skills and knowledge they are looking for in an employee.

Employment available in all the above professions as well as HealthCare Assistants, Care Assistants, Mental health Support Worker, etc

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed through an externally set test and an employer-set project. Along with this there were be a synoptic assessment of performance outcomes, to determine whether a student meets the minimum competence requirements from your chosen specific field based on your performance in placement.

Is there anything else I need to know when considering this course?

Placement will take place two days a week over the two years, with a two week block placement each year.

Placements will be offered in hospital, Care Homes, Nursing Homes and community clinics.

There will be range of trips on offer for example the Science Museum in London.

Learners should expect to be in college between 9am and 5pm on college days. Placement times can vary according to the setting. Holidays cannot be sanctioned during the college term. 100% attendance at college and placement is expected.