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This study programme is designed for 16-19 year olds only (age 19-24 for students with an Education, Health and Care Plan). 

Please visit our Adult Education, Degrees and Employer section for alternative courses.

About the course

Do you aspire to be a Physiotherapist, Play therapist, Speech and Language therapist or occupational therapist?

About T levels

There is a new Alternative to A-levels that you can study with related work placement planned within the programme? 

About the course

The T Level in Health (Helping the therapeutic team) offers an in-depth investigation into the world of healthcare skills and practices with a specific focus on therapies within the Healthcare sector. The course offers a diverse range of experience into the roles of therapeutic science from physiotherapy, occupational therapy, Speech and language therapies, art and play therapy. 

The course contents

This course is planned in consultation with and well respected by professionals within the industry. The 2-year programme explores through theoretical and practical learning experiences core elements of industry specific scenarios and develops key professional skills needed within the therapeutic roles. The course is designed to focus on the core of Health, Care and Science with additional occupational specialisms to enhance students' skills through a variety of practical and theoretical learning experiences.

Entry requirements

Students are required to have entry requirements of 5 GCSE grade 5 or above of which English Math and Science should be a minimum of grade 4.

Qualifications

The main study programme qualification is the T - level Healthcare Science- this is equivalent to Three A levels and carries the same UCAS points 

Additional Training and Qualifications are also run throughout the course including First Aid and MECC training.

What you'll learn (core modules)

The first year of the course is split into two core components- Core A- Health and Social Care. Core B Applied Health Sciences and you will sit an Employer Set Project relating to working in Healthcare Science

The first year of the course is split into two core components- Core A- Health and Social Care. Core B Applied Health Sciences and you will sit an Employer Set Project relating to working in Healthcare Science

The second year of the course has a focus on Skills and Knowledge. this part of the programme is closely related to your Industry placement where you will develop new skills and knowledge that you will them be able to apply to Healthcare therapeutic set assessments. 

Benefits, skills and character strengths

Learning through work placements

Additionally, students will complete a variety of industry specific placements throughout the course. Placements will be external placements that will enable students to apply their learning to real life scenarios.

Students will be allowed to put theory in practice and complete employer set projects throughout the duration of their placements. Students will develop key workplace skills that prepare them for vocational and industry specific readiness. Learners will be supported with their progression towards higher education and future employment based within the health science sector.

 

Take the opportunity to gain valuable work-related experience to give them engagement, insight, and connections to their future career within the industry.

Extra

Students may also gain additional qualifications and experiences through First Aid training courses and specific therapeutic qualifications to enhance the students experience and work readiness. Throughout the course, a variety of educational and industry visits will be complimented by professional guest speakers.

How will I be assessed?

External examination, Project, Coursework and practical Skills assessments 

Where is the course delivered? (facilities/classrooms)

State of the art facilities including science laboratories, therapy suite and learning areas. 

Where will the course take me?

This programme provides you with the skills to be able to effectively progress within the Health Therapeutic career. 

The Benefits of immersive Industry Placement within Specialist Healthcare  settings supports you to have both the knowledge and skills for your future.

This 80% classroom and 20% industry placement is ideal for students who are keen to develop their learning in a more hands on practical environment. 

The course will also provide you with the academic skills to be able to be successful on Degree courses within the discipline. 

 

Will I need any materials or equipment?

Course Text Book

2 Work placement Shirts

How much will it cost?

£65

I'm interested. What should I do now?

Come to an open event and apply online

Days & times

Starting September 2023


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