T-Level in Health (Health & Science)


  • 16-18
  • 20 hours per week


The T-Level is a 2 year programme that offers an attractive alternative to A Levels and Apprenticeships. The T-Level in Health offers a combination of classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum of 315 hours of industry placements with an employer to make sure you have a real experience of the work place. With 80% classwork, and 20% real work experience you'll leave with the skills and experience employers demand.

Learners will be taught the following in the classroom:

  • 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

Learners will experience the following on placement:

  • Working within the health sector
  • Health, safety and environmental regulations in the health sector
  • Application of safety, health and environmental practices in the workplace
  • Managing information and data within the health sector
  • Ethics
  • Project management
  • Researching
  • Working with others
  • Creativity and innovation
  • Communication
  • Reflective evaluation

What qualification do I get on completing this course?

T-Level Technical Qualification in Health

Where have students gone to after completing this course?

Apprenticeships, University

Is there additional work required by the student?

Assessment will include an exam, employer-set project and a synoptic assessment. To complete your placement, you must: Work directly for an external employer Demonstrate sufficient progress towards your learning goals as set by your employer Complete the minimum number of hours and placement criteria Maintain a booklet during your placement to log activities and hours worked Get a positive performance appraisal from your employer at the end of the placement and receive a visit from the work experience co-ordinator.

What are the expected employment areas with this course?

Nursing, Mental Health

Awarding Body

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of five GCSEs with grades 9-4 including English Language, Mathematics and at least one Science. An interview to determine a candidate's suitability for the programme, where behaviours, motivation and basic knowledge of the health sector is assessed by a course tutor.


Financial Support for 16-18 Year-olds and Continuing Learners aged 19

The Education Funding Authority has allocated money to colleges to support students who are on low incomes or the dependent of parents on a low income, and need support towards their course-related costs or essential living costs or are facing financial difficulty.

For further information click here.

For further information on financial support for Looked after Children, Care Leavers and estranged young people, click here