T-Level Health and Social Care Level 3

Full Time

About the course

The T Level Health course is for students who want to work in the health sector, with specialisms in Supporting the Adult Nursing Team, Support the Midwifery Team and Supporting the Mental Health Team. The T Level consists of two components, which are a core component and an occupational specialism of:

Option A: Supporting the Adult Nursing Team ▪ Option B: Supporting the Midwifery Team ▪ Option C: Supporting the Mental Health Team.

This course equips students with: the core knowledge and core skills relevant to health; up to date occupational knowledge and skills that have continued currency amongst employers and others; the necessary English, mathematics and digital skills; threshold competence that meets employer expectations and is as close to full occupational competence as possible; and opportunities to manage and improve their own performance.

At the end of Year One you will complete two exams and an Employer Set Project. In Year Two you will complete an Employer Set Project based on your occupational specialism. You will be required to complete 315 placement hours over the two-year study programme duration.

Entry requirements

Five GCSEs at grade 4/C or above, including English Language, Maths and Science.

Where next?

This course can lead directly to jobs within the health sector, including working as healthcare assistants, maternity care assistants, mental health therapy assistants, or to apply for further education such as nursing, midwifery and paramedic science at university.

Work experience and employability

Work experience placements are valuable to develop your employability skills and enhance your CV. This course includes an assessed work experience component.

Whilst studying on the T Level you will gain practical experience in an industry placement throughout the course. During your course, your placement days will be carried out over two full days each week. You will be required to complete 315 placement hours over your two-year course.

What additional resources will I need?

You will be expected to cover the travel costs. You may want to buy the T Level Health textbook; this is available on Amazon. You will be required to wear a uniform when on site and in placement, this will be a tunic and the cost will be confirmed when you start.

Fees information

This course is free to students aged 16-18.

Students aged 19+ will usually be charged a tuition fee, unless they meet certain eligibility criteria for fee remission. For those paying, an Advanced Learner Loan may be available. For further advice on fees, waivers and loans, please contact the Fees Co-Ordinator at Queens Drive.


For queries about the course, please contact the Programme Leader: Louise.Steer@newcollege.ac.uk

For general enquiries, please contact: enrolment@newcollege.ac.uk

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