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    T-Level Health

    T-Level Health | Level 3 | P10569

    Study options

    How to study

    Full Time

    Start Dates

    Start Date

    September 2024

    duration

    Duration

    2 Years

    location

    Location

    Burton Town Centre Campus

    • Course overview

      T-Levels are designed to deliver technical education following GCSEs. The Health T-Level is a two-year technical study programme, designed with employers to give young people the skills that the healthcare industry requires. 

      The key elements involved will include:

      • Understanding concepts and theories of the health sector
      • Real life problem solving development in the health sector
      • Valuable experience of learning from the experts through industry placement 
      • Specialist knowledge and skills relating to supporting adult nursing, midwifery, mental health, care of children, and therapy teams
      • Technical knowledge and skills specific to supporting healthcare
      • Industry placement in a healthcare setting (up to 315 hours)
      • Relevant maths, English and digital skills
      • Common workplace skills

      The purpose of the Level 3 Technical Qualification is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training/apprenticeships in the health care sector.

      This programme has been set up in conjunction with local employers such as University Hospital of Derby and Burton and local health care providers. 

      The course will be facilitated with brand new immersive simulated environments for learners to be work-ready.

      The facilities include:

      • A simulated hospital ward 
      • An immersive environment 
      • A home care environment 
      • Flexible teaching and seminar rooms   

      This course requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The completion of this will be funded by Burton and South Derbyshire College. Further information on how to apply will be sent following your enrolment.

    • Fees and Costs

      Educational entitlements or fee concessions are solely based on the individual programme and nationally set eligibility criteria. To see if you qualify for fee concessions then please visit the 'what will I pay' section of our website. You may be surprised what you are entitled to!

      Age: 16-18

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      Examination & Registration

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      Payment methods

      • Payment in Full (Credit Card / Debit Cards / Cash) accepted
      • Employer Sponsored accepted
      • Direct Debit Instalments accepted
      • Advanced Learning Loan accepted
      • Student Finance English Loan (HE) not accepted

      For International Learners

      Email us: financialsupport@bsdc.ac.uk

      Call us: 01283 494757 or 01283 494472

      Visit us: Chat to the Financial Support Team in the Learner Hub
      Just drop-in, Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm and Friday 8.30am to 4.30pm.

      Disclaimer

      Further Education Programme Only: The College reserves the right to change or amend, at any time, any of the course details including but not limited to; content, dates, times, venues, tutor, fees payable, concessions available, terms or conditions.

    • Entry requirements

      Applicants will be expected to have a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grade 5 including both GCSE maths & English

    • What modules will I study?
      • Communication and teamwork
      • Core science and further science concepts
      • Health and wellbeing
      • Healthcare sector
      • Healthcare sector Health
      • Infection prevention and control
      • Managing information and data within sector
      • Managing personal information
      • Person centered care
      • Reflective evaluation
      • Research and presenting
      • Safeguarding
      • Safety and environmental regulations
      • Scientific and clinical practice
      • Working within heal and science sector
    • How will I be assessed?

      The core component of the course will be assessed by:

      •  Paper A written examination
      •  Paper B written examination
      • Employer Set Project

      The combined results from each of these assessments will be aggregated to form the overall core component grade (A* to E).

      The occupational specialism component of the course will be assessed by:

      • Case study assessment
      • Two practical activities assessments
      • Professional discussion with employer 

      The result from this will be aggregated to form the overall occupational specialism component grade (distinction/merit/pass).

    • What can I do next?

      Students who achieve this qualification could progress to the following, depending on their chosen occupational specialism:

      Employment in such roles as: 

      • Ambulance support worker 
      • Healthcare support worker in a health setting 
      • Senior healthcare support worker in a health setting

      Higher education:

      • Foundation degree in Health and Social Care
      • BA Hons in Nursing / Midwifery / Mental Health / Complimentary Therapy
      • Higher Technical Apprenticeship in Health Care settings 

    • English & Maths

      Being confident with maths and English is not only important for everyday life but it’s expected as standard in the world of work. We’re committed to ensuring our learners have the full range of skills that universities and employers are looking for. If you haven’t yet achieved grade 4 (grade C) in English and maths and are aged between 16-18 years, you will continue to study these by undertaking a GCSE re-sit programme or appropriate stepping stone qualifications in addition to your vocational learning programme.

    • Work Experience

      We believe that the best way to get a real sense of your chosen industry is to try it out for yourself! That’s why all of our full time study programme courses include relevant industry work experience. It shows future employers you’ve got what it takes and are motivated to succeed. Not only does it look good on your CV, but it’s an opportunity to build up your confidence and industry contacts. Our Employment Hub works with over 500 local employers to ensure all students on full time study programmes have a high quality and meaningful work placement. So not only do you gain valuable work experience, it helps you decide on your future options, from choosing the right university course to finding the right employer. Work experience is a chance to you to spend time on an employer’s premises, observing the workplace, undertaking tasks (under supervision) alongside team members and learning the skills and behaviours needed at work. It’s designed to bridge the gap between your education and the world of work. It can help you to become aware of jobs you have not previously thought of, inform your career choices, develop your skills and help you gain the attitudes and behaviours expected at work. For more information on Work Experience, please contact our Employment Hub on 01283 494599 or email employmenthub@bsdc.ac.uk.

    • Industry Placement

      An industry placement is designed to give you a valuable opportunity to put your learning into practice, develop your technical skills and become job ready. As part of your programme, you will spend a minimum of 45 days with an external employer in a role directly relevant to your course. It’s a chance to you to spend time on an employer’s premises, observing the workplace, undertaking tasks (under supervision) alongside team members and learning the skills and behaviours needed at work. You’ll develop your technical skills, as well as your employability “soft skills” such as communicating, adapting to change, teamwork and problem solving. It’s a great opportunity to step outside your comfort zone, build confidence, gain industry contacts and help you decide your future steps. It may even lead to a job or apprenticeship opportunity at the end of the industry placement and upon completion of your course. Our Employment Hub works with over 500 local employers to ensure all students on full time study programmes have a high quality and meaningful work placement. So not only do you gain valuable work experience, it helps you decide on your future options, from choosing the right university course to finding the right employer. For more information on Industry Placements, please contact our Employment Hub on 01283 494805 or email industryplacements@bsdc.ac.uk.

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