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T Level In Health

This is a two-year technical study programme: it has been designed with employers to allow you to develop the knowledge and skills needed in healthcare. In year one you will learn core knowledge and skills relevant to health and in year two you will select an occupational specialism route choosing from Supporting the Adult Nursing Team, Supporting the Mental Health Team or Supporting the Care of Children and Young People.

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Health
School Leaver - Vocational/Technical
Location: The Roundhouse
Full Time or Part Time: FT
Level: 3
Number Of Years: 2
Interview Required?: Y
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Course Information for Students

This T Level is a two-year technical study programme designed with employers to give you the skills that you need to work within the healthcare industry.  You will attend health care settings for a minimum of 45 days to gain work experience.  In year one you will study core knowledge and skills needed for the health profession and in year two you will study an occupational specialism selecting from Supporting the Adult Nursing Team, Supporting the Mental Health Team or Supporting the Care of Children and Young People.

You will need 5 or more GCSE’S in total that include Maths, English Language and Science at a grade 5 and a further  2 or more GCSE’s at a grade 4 or above.

You will study:

  • Core knowledge and skills such as health, safety and environmental regulations in the health sector and providing personal care
  • Occupation-specific specialist skills and knowledge 

This course will be delivered on-site.

You will be required to apply for and hold a clear DBS check.  You will need practical, smart clothing and shoes for your placement, some placements may require you to purchase a uniform.  Placement is a mandatory part of your course.

You will be assessed through coursework and internally set assignments and projects.  You are expected to integrate the experiences you gain on placement into your assignments.

There are two examinations in year 1 and two examinations in year 2.

Further Study

You could consider a higher level apprenticeship or a higher education degree in a subject such as Adult Nursing, Paramedic Science, Children’s Nursing, Mental Health Nursing and Occupational Therapy.


You could take up a role such as support worker.

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Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

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Course Information Last Updated On: September 12, 2023 2:22 pm