The T Level in Health (Supporting the Adult Nursing Team) is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is a suitable course option for students who are passionate about a career in the health sector, with a particular focus on supporting the adult nursing team. The T Level will combine classroom work with work experience placements across the 2-year course, developing core knowledge and relevant career specific skills. This ensures that students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress onto health-related university courses, apprenticeships or employment.
THE HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE DEPARTMENT AT WYKE
The Health and Social Care department has four dedicated teaching rooms in the Elm building. All students have access to textbooks for the duration of the course which they are expected to use productively along with self-directed internet research to complete their assignments.
The Health and Social Care staff have a variety of different specialisms and this determines which units of the course they teach. The new T Level in Health will be delivered by subject specialists from across Wyke Sixth Form College, with specific support by the Health & Social Care department.
The T Level in Health (Supporting the Adult Nursing Team) will be assessed in a number of ways and may include:
- 2 set examinations
- An Employer Set Project (ESP)
- 1 Professional Discussion/Assessment
- Practical Assessments
- Case Study Assessment
The T Level in Health has 2 components which include:
- A core component which will be marked A* – U and an occupational specialism component which will marked Pass, Merit, Distinction and Ungraded.
- Wyke Sixth Form College will be offering the Supporting the Adult Nursing Team Health occupational specialism.
Information on further course details are to be confirmed.
HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED?
This course will be delivered by subject specialists from across Wyke Sixth Form College, with specific support by the Health & Social Care department.
The programme of study features a combination of classroom learning and an industry placement:
4 days in college, 1 day on placement – 1 week in October (after half term) & 2 weeks in June after exams
3 days in college, 2 days on placement – 1 week in October (after half term)
WHAT CAN I DO ONCE I COMPLETE THIS COURSE?
Upon completing the T Level in Health, students will be able to progress onto a number of careers in the health sector which may include:
- Higher education or further study in a health career such as nursing and paramedic science
- Apprenticeships in the health sector and employment in the health sector such as ambulance support worker, healthcare support worker and senior healthcare support workers.
WHAT CAN I DO TO HELP PREPARE ME FOR THE COURSE?
It is a good idea to ensure that you achieve a good foundation of GCSE results in order to prepare for this course. Therefore you should aim to get at least a grade 4 in Maths, English and Science.
For more information about T Levels please visit: tlevels.gov.uk
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