Your application

Find my course

Unsure what course to study?

You just need to answer three simple questions about your study preferences, interests and predicted grades and we can suggest courses that might suit you.

  • 1 Study type
  • 2 Your Interests
  • 3 Your Grades
Question 1

How would you prefer to study?

Question 2

What are your interests?

Question 3

What grades have you achieved or are predicted?

These results are a suggestion of courses you may want to explore but are by no means a definitive list and individual entry requirements do apply.

T-Level in Health (Adult Nursing)

Practical Vs Theory

20
80

Course overview

Health is a vital field that we all depend upon as the Covid pan­dem­ic has clear­ly demon­strat­ed to us all. This T lev­el is a 2 year course, equiv­a­lent to 3 A Lev­els but with a more voca­tion­al focus in Adult Nurs­ing and designed to pro­vide you with the skills, expe­ri­ence and knowl­edge required to progress into a career in Adult Nursing.

You’ll gain in-depth indus­try expe­ri­ence via a work place­ment in the health­care sec­tor so you have more focus on voca­tion­al skills devel­op­ment than A Lev­els. This will help you into skilled employ­ment in Health, or progress to Uni­ver­si­ty or an Appren­tice­ship. In addi­tion to class­room-based lessons, the course includes a min­i­mum of 315 hours work­ing with an employ­er on a rel­e­vant indus­try placement.

 

Entry Require­ments

5 GCSEs at grades 5 or above, or a Mer­it in a rel­e­vant Lev­el 2 Diplo­ma includ­ing grades 5 or above in GCSE Eng­lish, maths and science.

You will also need to have a DBS (Dis­clo­sure and Bar­ring Ser­vice) Cer­tifi­cate with no grounds that you are pro­fes­sion­al­ly unsuit­able to under­take pro­fes­sion­al prac­tice or place­ment. Appli­ca­tion for a DBS is man­aged by the Col­lege and we will con­tact you with the forms and guid­ance you require to com­plete this before you are due to start your course.

How The Course Will Be Assessed

The core knowl­edge and under­stand­ing is assessed through two exter­nal­ly marked exams, with the core skills being assessed through a com­pul­so­ry prac­ti­cal employ­er-set project (315 hours minimum). 

The com­bined results from the exam and the com­pul­so­ry employ­er-set project will deter­mine the over­all grade (A*- to U, in line with A Levels).

You will be assessed on the occu­pa­tion­al spe­cial­ist con­tent syn­op­ti­cal­ly, through prac­ti­cal assign­ments grad­ed on a three-point scale: Dis­tinc­tion, Mer­it, and Pass, in line with Diplo­ma qualifications.

Addi­tion­al Information

Your T Lev­el will include an indus­try place­ment with an employ­er to devel­op the prac­ti­cal and tech­ni­cal skills required for the occupation.

We will sup­port you in find­ing rel­e­vant work place­ments but you must demon­strate will­ing­ness to trav­el to your work placements.

These will last a min­i­mum of 315 hours (around 45 days). Employ­ers can offer indus­try place­ments as a block, day release or a com­bi­na­tion of the two.

Poten­tial Future Career

Suc­cess­ful com­ple­tion of this course accrues UCAS points and a num­ber of major UK uni­ver­si­ties accept T Lev­els for cours­es in Adult Nurs­ing and oth­er spe­cial­ist degree routes such as Child Nurs­ing and Men­tal Health. Please see points achieved by grades below.

T Lev­el Dis­tinc­tion* = 168 UCAS Tar­iff Points = A*A*A* at A Lev­el
T Lev­el Dis­tinc­tion = 144 UCAS Tar­iff Points = AAA at A Lev­el
T Lev­el Mer­it = 120 UCAS Tar­iff Points = BBB at A Lev­el
T Lev­el Pass (C or above) = 96 UCAS Tar­iff Points = CCC at A Lev­el
T Lev­el Pass (D or E) = 72 UCAS Tar­iff Points = DDD at A Level

Due to the high-lev­el aca­d­e­m­ic nature of the T‑Level and the con­sid­er­able indus­try place­ment ele­ment totalling a min­i­mum of 315 hours, the course is also designed to allow you to progress direct­ly in to the health­care indus­try. In addi­tion, you may con­sid­er under­tak­ing a degree Appren­tice­ship in nurs­ing as an alter­na­tive route.

Course Con­tent

You will devel­op a gen­er­al under­stand­ing of:
• A gen­er­al under­stand­ing of Health
• Work­ing with­in the Health sec­tor
• Health, safe­ty and envi­ron­men­tal reg­u­la­tions
• Man­ag­ing infor­ma­tion and data
• Prin­ci­ples of good sci­en­tif­ic and clin­i­cal prac­tice
• Core sci­ence concepts.

You will also learn about top­ics spe­cif­ic to sci­ence:
• Under­stand­ing the Health­care sec­tor
• Pro­vid­ing per­son-cen­tred care
• Health and well­be­ing
• Fur­ther sci­ence knowl­edge
• Health and safe­ty in the Health­care sec­tor
• Infec­tion pre­ven­tion and con­trol
• Man­ag­ing per­son­al information.

Occu­pa­tion­al spe­cial­ist con­tent:
You will devel­op the rel­e­vant knowl­edge and skills nec­es­sary to per­form rou­tine clin­i­cal tasks such as tak­ing phys­i­o­log­i­cal mea­sure­ments such as blood pres­sure. You will also gain expe­ri­ence in using health­care tech­nol­o­gy such as emer­gency equip­ment, mon­i­tor­ing equip­ment and per­son­al care equip­ment. In addi­tion you will also learn how to pro­vide per­son cen­tred care to sup­port patients through their treatment.

 

Infographic_Health Social1 Infographic_Health Social2 Infographic_Health Social3 Infographic_Health Social4

 

 

Course not quite right for you?

These similar courses may be more suited to your skills and interests...

© 2022 All rights reserved.

Web Design byBluestorm Design