During this course, you will learn the essential knowledge and skills to work in health or science. You will gain an understanding of the industry, learn core scientific concepts, and learn how to manage information and adopt good scientific/clinical practice.
During the two years of this course, you will study a range of core elements that include:
Working within the Health and Science sector - you will learn the importance of adhering to organisational methods and policies, the purpose of quality and standards with your work, and understand codes of conduct and ethical behaviour.
Health, Safety and Environmental regulations - you will learn about how the industry is regulated, the types of legislation that you have to follow, and how to adopt safe working practices while at work.
Managing information and data - you will learn how to record and report information, learn the importance of information and data storage, along with what happens if these procedures are not followed correctly.
Good Scientific and Clinical Practice - you will develop knowledge and understanding of the principles of good scientific and clinical practice, including an understanding of the importance of adhering to standard operating procedures, management of equipment and work areas, and stock control.
An understanding of fundamental scientific concepts - you will also study scientific concepts such as the structure and function of cells and tissues, Microbiology, and Immunology.
You will also have the opportunity to specialise in one area, depending on your interest:
Supporting Healthcare - which includes supporting Adult Nursing teams, Midwifery teams, Theatre teams, Mental Health teams, the care of children and young people, and Therapy teams.
An industry placement is built into this course so you can demonstrate your learning by combining your core knowledge and skills to develop a substantial piece of work in response to an employer-set brief. Your English, maths, and digital skills will also be enhanced throughout the two years.
Minimum five grade 4-9/C-A* at GCSE, including English and Maths. A clear DBS check will be required.
Once you have completed the course, you will achieve an overall pass grade for the T-Level, shown as pass, merit or distinction.
This course is currently ony available to students aged 16-18 on the 31st August of the year of entry.