Health & Social Care

T Level Programme - Health - J232

12 Quays Full Time Level 3

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The T Level in Health will equip you with the essential skills and knowledge to work in the Health sector, including providing insight into this dynamic sector.

Wirral Met is pleased to offer this new qualification which builds on our extensive experience of delivering Health courses in collaboration with employers and industry experts. In partnership with a number of NHS Trusts and healthcare providers, our programme ensures you will develop a real insight into the range of roles and services within this field. Your industry placement, alongside an employer set project and other activities will provide a strong basis to progress your career in this important sector.

T Levels are equivalent to 3 A Levels and their respective UCAS points, meaning that you can into skilled employment or higher-level technical training or degree study in the health sector.

At Wirral Met you will be given the opportunity to specialise in either Supporting the Care of are of Children and Young People or Adult Nursing.

Course Details

The purpose of the level 3 technical qualification 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.
The technical qualification is split into 2 component parts:

Core component:

  • route core component (Year 1)
  • Entry Guidelines

    This is a Study Programme for those aged 16-18 years of age.

    Relevant Level 2 qualification and English, Maths and Science at Grade 4/C or above or a minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade 4/C or above including English, Maths and Science.

    Applicants should be ready to complete a work placement

    Satisfactory interview, assessment, school report and/or satisfactory reference.

    Equipment Required

    To learn effectively on your course you will need to use certain items of equipment and undertake particular activities as part of your studies.  To further enhance your learning experience the following will be required:
    Uniform £60
    Disclosure and Barring Service Check Certificate £44
    Health Review £30
    Vaccinations £200
    First Aid Certificate £50
    Recommended course text book £35
    If you need support with these costs, don't worry, click on the link below and complete a bursary application form.
    Equipment purchased will be yours to keep and you will be able to use them for practice at home and in your future career.
    N.B. prices correct as of 23/06/2022

    Assessment Method

    The assessment consists of:

    Core component:

    • You will be externally assessed on an employer set project and will also complete exams.
      In addition there will be ongoing assessments of skills and knowledge in college.
    Additional Information

    Learners will be required to attend placement in a real work environment to support their learning. The minimum required number of placement hours is 315 hours.

    Where can I progress to?

    Upon achievement of this qualification, you will be able to access Higher Education* and progress into a wide range of job roles within the health and social care sector such as:

    Care Support Workers in Adult Residential Settings Healthcare Assistants in Community, Primary Care and Acute Health Environments

    Care Support Workers in Domiciliary Services, Supported Living or Day Services

    Community-Based Support Workers.

    * Higher Education Institutions may have their own entry requirements. Completion of this qualification will equip you with the essential knowledge and skills required to progress to Higher Education in a related field of study

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    If you are aged 16-18:


    This study programme is free for students, who are aged 16-18 on 31 August, and students aged 19-24 with an Education, Health & Care Plan.

    If you are aged 19 or over:

    Did you know that many of our courses are free for students aged 19 and above?

    Find out if you are eligible for free funding here, or contact our student service team on 0151 551 7777.

    If you are required to pay a fee you may be entitled to an Adult Learner Loan or other financial support. For more information on support available visit Bursaries and Loans. We also allow payment by instalments for some courses.

    The fee quoted is for the academic year 23/24.

    For advice and guidance, please contact Student Services via our online enquiry form


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