T Level Technical Qualification in Health
Length: 2 years
More about the course
The core element of a T Level in Health will boost your knowledge in a range of topics such as the principles of good scientific and clinical practice; as well as fundamental scientific concepts; management of equipment and work areas, stock control and storage, and the importance of quality standards, health and safety. Health is critical, as one of the fastest growing industry sectors, you'll have a chance to make a huge difference to other people's lives and society as a whole, whilst also developing innovative tests and treatments for the future.
You'll then choose a specialism designed to support your interests, so you can get deeper into your chosen subject and build up the skills you need for your future job. You can choose from specialist modules including supporting either Adult Nursing, Midwifery, Therapy, the Care of Children and Young People, or Mental Health.
Then you'll be able to put everything you learn into practice, with a substantial industry placement of around 45 days, an average of 350 hours over the 2-year course. Giving you an amazing opportunity to work with an employer while you study, in a hospital or healthcare setting, and gain invaluable experience as well as key skills that employers are looking for.
*Subject to approval - please refer to Course Information for further details.
You will also learn about topics specific to health, including:
-Understanding the healthcare sector
-Providing person-centred care
-Supporting health and wellbeing
-Further knowledge of both human anatomy and physiology and of diseases and disorders
-Infection prevention and control
-Supporting the Adult Nursing Team
-Supporting the Midwifery Team
-Supporting the Mental Health Team
-Supporting the Care of Children and Young People
-Supporting the Therapy Teams
As part of achieving the overall T Level programme, you will be required to complete an industry placement.
You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade 5 or above, including English.
You may also be required to participate in an assessment to ensure suitability ahead of enrolment.
Following a T Level, you could progress straight into a skilled profession or continue your studies with a degree or higher
apprenticeship. This includes:
* T Level courses are currently pending approval and Kidderminster College will take all reasonable steps to provide the courses as described in this guide. In the event that we are unable to deliver specific T Level pathways, we will communicate to applicants and work to find alternative and suitable programmes.
Equivalent to 3 A Levels
T Levels are an alternative to A levels, apprenticeships and other 16 to 19 courses. Equivalent in size to 3 A levels, a T Level focuses on vocational skills and can help students into skilled employment, higher study or apprenticeships.