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Course Mode
Full-time
Level
3
Start Date
01/09/2021
Start Time
Duration
2 Years
End Date
29/07/2023

Health & Social Care

It is clear that the UK’s health and social care system is lacking and with an increasingly ageing population, there is a significant demand for more people to enter the industry. In fact, around two million new workers will need to be trained and recruited by 2022.

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Course Overview

T-Level summary:
- Two-year courses
- Equivalent to three A-Levels
- Created alongside employers
- Include an extended industry placement (315 hours minimum)
- Attracts UCAS points
- Supports progression into a skilled occupation; higher or degree-level apprenticeships; higher-level technical study, including university

These Level 3 technical qualifications will provide learners with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in the health and science sector. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, maths, English and general digital skills will be integrated within the qualification in occupationally relevant contexts. Learners are required to hold a minimum of level 2 English and mathematics in order to achieve a T-Level.

As part of achieving the overall T-Level programme, students are required to complete a minimum of 315 hours industry placement. In order to demonstrate threshold competence in their chosen occupational specialism, each learner will be observed during their industry placement.

Core content:
- Working within the health and science sector
- Health
- Safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
- Managing information and data within the health and science sector
- Good scientific and clinical practice
- Core science concepts

Specialisms and routes are subject to placement availability and will be discussed upon application.

This Technical Qualification is assessed via synoptic assignment work, work placement, examination and an employer-set project. Learners are also required to successfully achieve a distinction/merit/pass grade in the occupational specialism component.

Entry Requirements

5 GCSE's at grade 4-9 (C or above) to include English, Maths and Science.

Interview process applies.

After Your Course

T-Levels support progression into a skilled occupation; higher or degree-level apprenticeships; higher-level technical study, including university.

The T-Level study programme is eligible for UCAS points. Please check the UCAS website for more information.


The purpose of the Level 3 Technical Qualification (TQ) in Healthcare Science is to ensure students have the knowledge and skills needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training relevant to the T-Level.

Fees

£

Course fees are per year for full-time & degree-level courses, and per course for part-time courses.

The current full-time & degree-level fee information is related to the 2020/21 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2021/22 will be updated in the Spring Term 2021. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

This course is funded by the government and may be free if you are:

  • Aged 16-18 on 31/08/21
  • Aged 19-23 on an Entry Level or Level 1 course with intent to progress to a Level 2 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first full Level 2 or Level 3 course
  • Aged 19-23 on your first Level 4 course (if you haven’t already got a Level 3 qualification)
  • Aged 19+ on Functions Skills or GCSE English or Maths
  • Unemployed and in receipt of JSA/ESA(WRAG)/Universal Credit or another eligible state benefit on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course
  • Member of a low income household & in financial hardship on an Entry Level, Level 1 or Level 2 course

A-Levels

The fees displayed are for the 1 year AS-Level course. If you would like to progress onto the full A-Level, please contact us for the cost of the second year as it will be different.

Level 3-6 Courses for Adults

Advanced Learning Loans are available for students aged 19+ and studying an eligible Level 3/4/5 and 6 Course. If you are on an Access course, the loan will be written off if you complete a degree.

Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.

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