T Level Technical Qualification in Health | Furness College
T Level Technical Qualification in Health

T Level Technical Qualification in Health

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 including managing information, health and safety and good scientific/clinical practice.

You can specialise in dental nursing or supporting healthcare. If you choose supporting healthcare, you will focus on at least one of these areas:
•adult nursing care
•care of children and young people
•mental health

T Levels - The next generation

Course Content

What qualification will I achieve?

What you will achieve;

• To work to current legislation, policy and service frameworks.
• Ensure core values of care are adhered to when assisting the Nursing team with clinical tasks.
• Demonstrate the importance of effective communication in collaboration with members of the nursing team.
• Promote patient wellbeing in all aspects of clinical care.
• Understand and support risk assessments and escalate where appropriate.
• Demonstrate the correct use of equipment, resources and environment used in clinical tasks.

How long is the course?

2 years (full-time)

How will I learn?

T Levels will combine classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 315 hours of industry placement with an employer to make sure students have real experience of the workplace.

The Technical Qualification (TQ) is the main classroom-based element of the T Level and will see students learning from a qualification that has been shaped by industry experts. During the two-year programme, students will learn the core knowledge that underpins the Health sector.

In addition, you will also develop occupationally specific skills that will allow them to progress to higher education or enter skilled employment.

The Occupational specialisms include Supporting the Adult Nursing team and supporting the care of Children and Young People.

How will I be assessed?

Students who pass all the elements of their T Level will get a nationally recognised certificate showing an overall grade of pass, merit or distinction.
It will also set out the details of what students have achieved on the course.
The T Level certificate will include:
• an overall pass grade for the T Level, shown as pass, merit or distinction
• a separate grade for the occupational specialism, shown as pass, merit or distinction
• a separate grade for the core component, using A* to E
• grades for any maths and English qualifications that may have been taken
• details of your industry placement

Are there any additional costs?

Stationery such as folders, pens etc. You will also need to have a clear DBS in order to access your industry work placement.

Entry Requirements

When is the next start date?

We will be offering T Levels starting September 2021.

What are the entry requirements?

Five GCSEs at grades 4 or above (including English and Maths) with at least three of these being grade 5 or above, science at grade 4 will be needed to progress to university and is a college requirment for the course

All 16-18 year olds applying for the course will be invited to attend an interview.  You will meet tutors and have the opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the course.

Can I get more information?

For more information please contact us: T: 01229 825017 E: info@furness.ac.uk


What opportunities will this lead to?

The T Level will allow progression to University to study for future NHS careers including Adult and Children’s Nursing.  There are over 350 careers in the Health and Social Care sector and you can progress to study in other areas such as Occupational Therapist, Radiographer and Physiotherapist.

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