Health and Social Care
Health, T Level
Designed and developed in collaboration with employers, this programme is a mixture of classroom and work-based learning to give you the technical skills and workplace experience to kick-start your career into the health sector.
You will complete a core technical qualification, occupational specialism in supporting the adult nursing team, and an industry placement of at least 315 hours. Technical areas of study will include assisting the adult nursing team with clinical tasks and supporting individuals to meet activities of daily living.
As part of this study programme, you will develop your maths and English skills, and attend tutorials and Individual Development (ID). All aspects of your study programme will be discussed at your interview.
How will I be assessed?
You will be assessed through a number of exams and project work throughout the programme. You will need to complete all elements to achieve the overall T Level.
What could I do after this course?
The Level 3 T Level will equip you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training relevant to the T Level. Additionally, this programme will enable you to progress onto a degree in Integrated Mental Health and Social Care or Health and Social Care Practice at University Centre Weston. You can also progress to university in either health or social care related fields.
5 GCSEs at grade 9-4 (including English and maths), or the Health T Level Transition Programme.
Occupations related to Health, T Level
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What our students say
Lily Elliott, Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies) L3
"Lily enjoyed having the opportunity to apply theoretical underpinnings to real-life scenarios through our state-of-the-art simulation room and laboratories. She also enjoyed developing her industry competencies whilst attending weekly placements, organised by Weston College’s placement team. During her study program, Lily achieved a grade profile of D*D*D*, qualified to be a lateral flow tester, and Covid-19 vaccinator.."
Former school: Broadoak
Studied: Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care (Health Studies) L3
What next? Lily is progressing to the University West of England to complete a degree in Physiotherapy to support her aspirations of becoming physiotherapist.