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T Level in Health — Supporting the Care of Children and Young People (Level 3) (16 – 18) — Full-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you would like a career in the healthcare sector, specifically supporting children with a variety of care needs.

The core component for this qualification will focus on a range of health and care related specialisms and has a core science component with an emphasis on the study of human anatomy. The qualification is made up of a practical placement combined with classroom-based delivery.

This course has been designed to focus on how we can support children with a range of care needs within a healthcare setting, with an emphasis on allowing learners to experience employment supporting the Nursing team in a hospital. Core components for this course can be found listed below.

In addition to the core content (year 1), you will study the supporting the care of children and young people specialism. This is in year 2.

However, this course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in health and healthcare and students can progress into roles such as:

  • Adult Nursing
  • Mental Health Nursing
  • Paediatric Nursing
  • Midwifery

You will develop a specialist understanding of health and science:

Core science concepts including the fundamentals of human anatomy and physiology and how this applies to a healthcare setting:

  • Working within the health and science sector
  • Health, safety and environmental regulations
  • Record keeping within the clinical setting
  • Principles of good scientific and clinical practice

You will also learn about topics specific to health, including:

  • Understanding the healthcare sector
  • Providing person-centred care
  • Supporting health and wellbeing
  • Infection prevention and control
  • Safeguarding

Students can also use this T Level to progress to a related higher-level apprenticeship or course of study at a higher level.

This course will be taught at our City Hub Campus where you will have access to fantastic facilities including a brand-new £600k simulated Hospital Ward and state-of-the-art healthcare equipment.

You can expect to develop academic skills (essay writing and Harvard referencing) alongside practical competence through attending a placement. As part of this, you will need a DBS check, which the college provide. A placement is a mandatory part of the course. You can also expect a personal and social development session for 1 hour a week.

You will also find out about career opportunities and get expert advice on your next steps for example, further study or employment.

How to apply for this course

Apply online to start in 2024/25.

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Location Date
111 Canal Street

Start: Monday 2nd September 2024

Course code: C050138 / Q050139


NCFE T Level Technical Qualification in Health


2 years

Level Level 3
Entry requirements

You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 5 or above, including English, Maths and Science at grade 5 and aged 16-18 at the start of the course.

Teaching & assessment

You will complete a range of externally-assessed projects including role plays, written exams and employer-set projects alongside completing 315 hours of relevant industry experience.

Additional information

Students aged 16-18 don't have to pay tuition fees.

If you are an EU/EEA or Swiss National, please visit our EU Settled Status scheme page for more information.