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Entry Requirements

5 GCSEs grade 9-5 (including English Language and Maths) with a 4 or above in Science.

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Full time

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2 academic years

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Key features and Benefits

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  • 80% A*- C grades

T-Levels are new courses which follow on from GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A-Levels. These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and businesses so that the content meets the needs of industry and prepares you for work, further training or study.


T-Levels offer you a mixture of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’ experience during an industry placement of at least 315 hours (approximately 45 days).

T-Levels will train you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours you need to enter skilled employment in a particular occupation, or to continue to study that technical subject at a higher level.

With the NHS employing 1.2 million people, the career prospects for students in this sector are always bright.

This course would enable you to progress on to a wide range of jobs within the sector including; Nursing, Midwifery and Paramedic/Ambulance Staff.

This qualification will also enable you to spend 20% of your course in the industry giving you a wealth of relevant experience and the opportunity to enhance your practical skills.

This course is brand new and will launch in September 2023. 

What will I study?

The content of the Health T-Level is designed to get you ready for a career in the Healthcare sector.

All students will develop an understanding of:

  • Working within the Health and Science sector
  • The Healthcare sector
  • Health, Safety and environmental regulations applicable in the Healthcare sector
  • Managing information and data
  • Managing personal information
  • Good scientific and clinical practice
  • Providing person centred care
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Infection prevention and control within health specific settings.
  • Safeguarding

Entry Requirements

You will need 5 GCSEs grade 9-5 (including English Language and Maths) with a 4 or above in Science.

How will I be assessed?

The T-Level will be assessed through a range of methods including:

  • External exams
  • Coursework
  • External assessments
  • Employer set project
  • Work Experience

What can I do next?

  • Employment
  • Hospital support
  • Healthcare Support worker in Health
  • Senior Healthcare Support Worker
  • Care Home roles
  • Community support roles
  • Ambulance support worker
  • Higher Education for nursing
  • Apprenticeship

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