T Level Health
Health & Social Care
Students aged 16-18
What is the course about?
Our exiting new T Level Heatlh is suitable for anyone wanting a career in the health sector.
This level 3 course has been developed in collaboration with employers & industry and is equivalent to 3 A Levels. It includes 315 industry placement hours over two years, where you will gain a wealth of experience in the industry. You will also receive expert teaching and training from tutors that have a healthcare background and or science background.
Why should I choose the course?
This course will equip you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours required to progress into the healthcare sector. You will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art Health & Social Care Academy and during industry placement, and learn a wealth of knowledge and skills that will be invaluable for your future career.
What will I learn?
During this two-year course you will learn the following core components:
- Working in the health and science sector
- The healthcare sectors
- Health, safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
- Health and safety regulations applicable in the healthcare sector
- Managing information and data within the healthcare sector
- Managing personal information
- Good scientific and clinical practice
- Providing person centred care
- Health and wellbeing
- Infection prevention and control in health specific settings
- Core and further science concepts
- Demonstrate person-centred care skills
- Team working
- Reflective evaluation
Occupational specialism core:
- Assist with an individual’s overall care and needs to ensure comfort and wellbeing
- Assist registered health professionals with clinical and therapeutic tasks and interventions
- Undertake a range of physiological measurements
There may also be extra optional units during your studies.
What will the course lead on to?
After completing this course, you could go on to our HNC Health Care Practice, which will allow you to progress into the second year of a nursing degree when you have completed the correct number of placement hours.
You could also choose to progress straight to university to study some of the following healthcare degree courses:
- Paediatric or adult nursing
- Paramedic training
- Allied health care professionals
- Mental health nursing
Are there any links with industry and university?
Our Health & Social Care Academy has excellent links with employers, universities and community organisations including hospitals, care homes and primary schools, providing you with a valuable insight into the working world. Students have completed placements with the NHS, St. Rocco’s Hospice and Catalyst Choices, learning from professionals whilst developing their practical skills.
What support is available?
You will be allocated a progress coach who will provide you with support to help you succeed on your study programme and progress on to your chosen career or progression path. We have a team of staff dedicated to providing learning support if required, as well as a Welfare Team that is on hand to offer guidance, support and help when needed. Additionally, eligible students can access a wide range of finance and funding support to help them during their time at college.
Click here for learning support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/learning-support
Click here for finance support: https://wvr.ac.uk/college-life/financial-support
Why should I choose to study the course at Warrington & Vale Royal College?
Warrington & Vale Royal College prides itself on having expert tutors who have a wealth of experience within the health and social care sector. Our Health & Social Care Academy is a state-of-the-art building with a hospital ward, medical equipment and medical simulation technology that allows you to perform medical procedures. We also have a purpose-built assisted living flat that can be used to develop the skills you would require to work in community care.
What are the entry requirements?
You will need a minimum of five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English and/or maths, or you will have needed to have successfully completed a Level 2 course and have GCSE English and/or maths at grade 4 or above.
Are there any additional costs associated with the course?
There may be additional costing for: uniforms, textbooks and industry related trips.
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