T Level – Healthcare Science

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Our exciting T Levels are a new 2-year high quality, technical qualification, developed in collaboration with employers in the sector.

If you would like to know more about working in the healthcare science profession, and want to develop some practical experience at the same time, read on!

  • Overview

    This programme is designed to provide all learners with the opportunity to transfer knowledge into the real world and experience that hands-on activity in the workplace. You will study the role of health science and the impact that health science support has on service users.

    Over the two years learners will take part in 45-60 days in an external industry placement, which will ensure that you develop and deepen your technical knowledge and skills, as well as behaviours appropriate for a professional health science support worker.

    Our exciting T Levels are a new 2-year high quality, technical qualification, developed in collaboration with employers in the sector.

    These Level 3 technical qualifications will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in your chosen sector. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, maths, English and general digital skills will be integrated within the qualification in occupationally relevant context

    The specialist qualifications give learners lots of options! They are designed to provide progression into highly skilled employment, a higher apprenticeship or university. Taught in our newly designed 21st Century learning environments, this qualification is equivalent to 3 A-Levels and provides learners with the skills, knowledge and understanding to be successful and in control of their own learning. Learners will spend 80% of your time in College and 20% (45 to 60) days on an industry placement with an employer. You will be allocated a personal tutor who will assist and support you throughout the programme.

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  • Entry Requirements

    You will need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and Maths.
  • Units/Modules

    Things you will learn about when studying and working within the health and science sector

    • Health
    • Safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
    • Managing information and data within the health and science sector
    • Good scientific and clinical practice
    • Core science concepts

    The breadth of content will ensure learners can apply their skills for different purposes and in different roles.

    The specialism for the healthcare T Level is:

    • Assisting with Healthcare Science
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