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T-Level Health (2 year course)



A T-Level in Health is one of your options after you finish your GCSE’s.

T-Level stands for Technical Level and is a new qualification that allows a high-quality, work-focused alternative to A-Levels and BTEC. Studying on the T-Level will allow you to be prepared for work or further study in the sector by allowing you to have the time and space to ensure that you are putting theory into practice.

A T-Level in Health is a two-year course equivalent to three A Levels which means that your overall grade will receive the same UCAS points three A-Level grades would (for example, a Distinction * for T-Level = 3 x A* A-Level grade).

Learners will spend 80% of their time in the classroom and 20% in industry placements (9 weeks minimum, which is equivalent to approximately 750 industry placement hours).

Entry Requirements

A minimum of 5 GCSEs (Grades 9 – 4).

These must include:

  • 5 or above for English and Maths. 

As part of the course, you will be required to complete a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Services) before commencing placement, the College will provide you with the necessary information to complete this process.


This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in health and healthcare. Students can progress into roles such as:

  • Ambulance Care Assistant
  • Emergency Care Assistant 
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Care Worker 
  • Palliative Care Assistant 
  • Dental Nurse 
  • Adult Nurse
  • Midwifery 
  • Mental Health Nursing 

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Students can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level.

Core content you will be studying on the course:

  • Working Within The Health And Science Sector 
  • The Healthcare Sector
  • Health, Safety And Environmental Regulations In The Health And Science Sector
  • Health And Safety Regulations Applicable In The Healthcare Sector
  • Managing Information And Data Within The Health And Science Sector
  • Managing Personal Information
  • Good Scientific And Clinical Practice
  • Providing Person-Centred Care
  • Health And Wellbeing
  • Infection Prevention And Control In Health Specific Settings
  • Safeguarding
  • Core Science Concepts