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T Level in Health

For careers in supporting midwifery, nursing, ambulance service, therapists and more

T Level in Health

For careers in supporting midwifery, nursing, ambulance service, therapists and more

Course Code: TLHEA Duration: 2 Years Attendance: Full Time Location: Farnborough Campus Start Date: 05/09/2022    
T-Levels

Overview

About the course

Farnborough College of Technology is blazing a trail for ambitious students through this prestigious new qualification. Designed with great input from employers, the content is up-to-date, relevant, engaging, and can lead straight into a career.

You will spend 80% of your time at college and 20% on placements gaining first-hand experience. In your second year of study, you can choose to specialise in either: Supporting the Adult Nursing Team, Supporting the Midwifery Team, Supporting the Therapy Team, Supporting the Mental Health Team or Supporting the care of Children and Young People. This course is equivalent to three A Levels and provides a route into employment or further study. 

Why study this course with us?  

  • Previous placements have included the NHS and ambulance service 
  • Lecturers bring lessons to life with their own experiences of work 
  • Our purpose-built spaces include a hospital cubicle to complete hands-on and practical assignments 
  • You will be involved in plenty of real-world work during your 45-day work placement  
  • You could progress to a university-level course after a level 3 course – with us or elsewhere 

Who is this programme for?  

This course is ideal for school leavers who want to help others, have a naturally caring nature and have an interest in working in the health sector. With a mix of classroom based learning and hands-on assements, both at the college and in the workplace, students who study this course will be well-prepared for either higher education or stepping straight into employment.

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If you have any questions about this course then please contact us by phone on 01252 40 55 55 or message us.

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Your course

How will I be taught?

T Levels place great emphasis on industry experience, so during this course you will spend 80% of your time in the classroom and 20% on a 45-day placement with an employer. This will give you the skills, knowledge and hands-on experience that companies are looking for when you step foot into the workplace.

What modules are covered?

Core units:  

  • Assisting with the overall care and needs of individuals  
  • Assisting health professionals with clinical or therapeutic tasks and interventions  
  • Undertaking physiological measurements 
  • Good scientific and clinical practice  
  • Health, safety and regulations 

Specialist units – choose a career in supporting:  

  • Adult Nursing Teams 
  • Midwifery Teams 
  • Mental Health Teams 
  • Therapy Teams 
  • The Care of Children and Young People 

How will I be assessed?

On this course you will be assessed through exams, coursework, assessments and on your work placement through employer-led projects. 

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Your future

What Next?

Following successful completion of this T Level in Health, the natural progression route is to continue studying through an apprenticeship, to study a related subject at university or go into employment. Careers in the health sector can include*:  

  • Supporting an adult nursing team 
  • Supporting the midwifery team 
  • Supporting the mental health team 
  • Supporting the care of children and young people 
  • Supporting the therapy teams 

*Some of these jobs may require extra qualifications or work experience. Visit www.farn-ct.ac.uk/career-zone to plan your career. 

Transferable skills:

  • Health, safety, and environmental regulations  
  • Managing information and data  
  • Principles of good scientific and clinical practice  
  • Understanding the healthcare science sector 
  • Further knowledge of human anatomy and physiology, diseases and disorders, genomics and medical physics 
  • Providing person-centred care 
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Entry Requirements

What is the entry process?

From School 

  • Five GCSEs at grades 9-4 (to include English and maths GCSEs at 9-4) 

From College 

  • Relevant level 2 qualification at merit grade or higher (to include English and maths at level 2 or higher) 

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