Health and Science T Level - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

This two-year qualification has been designed as an alternative to A Levels in collaboration with employers and businesses.

Your course starts with the essential knowledge and skills to work in health or science, including how the industry works, core scientific concepts and key regulations, managing information, health and safety and good scientific/clinical practice.

Your speciality will be supporting healthcare in an adult nursing team. This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job experience during an industry placement of a minimum of 45 days covering up to two health and social care placements.

Assessment Methods

You will be assessed through written and practical examinations, employer projects, group work, presentations and analysis

Progression Options

On successful completion, you could find employment in a healthcare role. Alternatively, you could progress to study a Higher or Degree Apprenticeship, degree or higher level technical qualification.

Course Summary

Course Title Health and Science T Level
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 5 range with grade 5 in English language a
grade 4 in maths and science. Entry is subject to a successful interview as well
as an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check.

If you have not achieved the required grades to start a T Level or are not
yet ready to undertake this programme, you could complete a tailored transition
programme designed to provide you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours to
progress to the Level 3 T Level.

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My tutors have helped me think about my future and whether I want to progress to the Level 3 qualification or start an Apprenticeship at Musgrove Park Hospital. Either option leads me to university and becoming a fully qualified paediatric nurse.

Emily Hendrie

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