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Year 1: 70% exam, 30% employer set project
Year 2: 100% practical and written assessments
T Level Health requires you to achieve the minimum entry requirements for your chosen pathway. The minimum entry requirements will be discussed at open events and at your college interview.
The T Level in Health (Supporting the Adult Nursing Team) is equivalent to 3 A Levels and is a suitable course option if you are passionate about a career in the health sector, with a particular focus on supporting the adult nursing team. The T Level will combine classroom work with work experience placements across the 2-year course, developing core knowledge and relevant career specific skills. This ensures that you have the knowledge and skills needed to progress onto health-related university courses, apprenticeships or employment.
The T-Level in Health is led by the Health & Social Care department with support from Science specialists. We have four dedicated teaching rooms in the Elm building and a specialist clinical room. You will have access to textbooks and a wide range of resources for the duration of the course which you are expected to use productively along with directed independent learning and internet research to complete your assessments.
Whether it is going straight into employment, degree apprenticeship or moving onto university, the wide range of knowledge you will gain and the variety of placement opportunities on the T-Level in Health will ensure you have the background knowledge you need to work professionally with a diverse range of service users and be well informed to make the best choices for your next steps
The programme of study features a combination of classroom learning and an industry placement:
YOU WILL BE ASSESSED IN A NUMBER OF WAYS, THESE INCLUDE:
It is a good idea to ensure that you achieve a good foundation of GCSE results to prepare for this course. Therefore, you should aim to get at least a grade 4 in Maths/English and a 5:4 in Science.
It may also be beneficial to volunteer as a Young Health Champion within the NHS, this experience will develop a variety of transferable skills such as communication, organisation, and confidence.
You can also look for more information about T Levels by visiting: tlevels.gov.uk
Wyke Sixth Form College hold train to teach information events which offer you a great insight into this course. If you are interested in attending one of these events, please complete this form and we will be in contact with the key information.
Please note that the applications for this course can be submitted by following the ‘Apply Now’ button on this page. Applications are made through the University of Huddersfield rather than Wyke Sixth Form College. We look forward to meeting with you.
Once completing the T Level in Health, students will be able to progress onto a number of careers in the health sector which may include: Higher education or further study in a health career such as nursing and paramedic science Apprenticeships in the health sector and employment in the health sector such as ambulance support worker, healthcare support worker and senior healthcare support workers.
At Wyke Start, our 2-day taster event in July, each of your subjects will set you some work to complete to help prepare you for the course. The work is available to download on https://www.wyke.ac.uk/wyke-start-summer-work
As a T Level Health student you will have the opportunity to hear from a range of guest speakers in the field of Health and Social Care. You will also have the opportunity to go on a range of cross college local, national and international trips.