Health T Level

This course is a two year programme aimed at learners who wish to develop their technical knowledge and skills working in the Healthcare Sector, pursuing a career in Adult Nursing, Midwifery or Mental Health Nursing.

  • Course Type School Leaver
  • Subject Area Healthcare, Childcare and Uniformed Protective Services
  • Qualification T Level
  • Study Mode: Full Time Only
  • Course Level Level 3
  • Location Hele Road Centre

This course is a two year programme aimed at learners who wish to develop their technical knowledge and skills to work in the Healthcare sector. It is suitable for those who wish to pursue a career in Adult Nursing, Midwifery, Mental Health Nursing or be employed in a support role capacity within the sector e.g. Maternity Support Worker.  

The course is divided into core components (year 1) and occupational specialism components (year 2).  

The purpose of the course is to ensure that all learners have the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into employment or higher level technical training or qualifications relevant to the Healthcare Sector.  

You will:

  • Look at working in the healthcare sector 
  • Find out about managing personal information and data in the healthcare sector 
  • Study health and safety in the healthcare sector 
  • Consider person-centred care in healthcare 
  • Study Core Science Concepts and Further Science Concepts 
  • Gain the core occupational knowledge and skills relevant to health as identified by employers. Furthering this by specialising in either Supporting the Adult Nursing Team or Supporting the Midwifery team 
  • Develop skills needed to support health care teams including communication and team work 
  • Have opportunities to manage and improve own performance 
  • Learn about working within the Health care sector through substantial Industry placement, classroom teaching and simulated learning in our industry standard equipped rooms
  • Gain knowledge about health and safety regulations applicable within the Healthcare Sector; managing personal information; providing person centred care; health and wellbeing; infection prevention and control; safeguarding  

You will be assessed through external assessment and a substantial employer set project via practical assessments of skills. As part of achieving the overall T Level programme, students are required to complete a minimum of 315 hours industry placement. These include placements such as hospitals, residential and nursing care homes, day centres, schools, nurseries, specialist care and many more. You will spend a substantial amount of time working in your chosen specialism (Adult Nursing, Midwifery or Mental Health Nursing). 

This course is studied on its own and cannot be combined with other courses. 

Progression and careers: On successful completion of the T Level, learners will be able to progress on to high level qualifications such as higher level apprenticeships, nursing and Midwifery degrees plus alternative degree courses or employment within the sector.  The T Level study programme is eligible for UCAS points. Please check the UCAS website for more information.

Entry Requirements

You will need six GCSEs at grade 4 or above (including GCSE English Language, Maths and Science). Learners progressing from a Level 2 course will need a BTEC Level 2 Extended Certificate or Diploma with a good Merit profile plus English and Maths at grade 4 and above.


These courses take place in the Hele Building on the Hele Road site. You will have access to the college’s Learning Resource Centres.

Additional Costs

There will be a resource fee of £75.00. 

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