The T Level in Health (Supporting the Adult Nursing Team) is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is a suitable course option if you 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 you have the knowledge and skills needed to progress onto health-related university courses, apprenticeships or employment.
T Level Health requires you to achieve a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 4 or above (one in an English and maths), this can include 2 Merits (or above) at BTEC/CTEC, plus a minimum of 5:4 in Science. This is outlined in our pathway criteria.
The Health and Social Care department has four dedicated teaching rooms in the Elm building. You will have access to textbooks for the duration of the course which you are expected to use productively along with self-directed internet research to complete your assignments. This course will be delivered and led by the Health and Social Care department with specific support from Science specialists.
The programme of study features a combination of classroom learning and an industry placement:
- Four days in college, one day on placement
- Two block placements to be completed throughout the year
Upon completing the T Level in Health, you 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.
You will be assessed in a number of ways, these 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.
TRIPS AND ENRICHMENT
As a T Level Health student you will have the opportunity to hear from a range of guest speakers in the field of Health and Social Care. You will also have the opportunity to go on a range of cross college local, national and international trips.
PREPARATION 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.
You can also look for more information about T Levels by visiting: tlevels.gov.uk
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