T Levels are new courses that follow GCSEs and are equivalent to 3 A levels.
These 2-year courses have been developed in collaboration with employers and
businesses so that the content meets the needs of the industry and prepares
students for work, further training, or study.
T Levels offer students a mixture of classroom learning and ‘on-the-job’
experience during an industry placement of at least 315 hours (approximately 45
This qualification is suitable for post-16 students looking to develop both
knowledge and practical skills in the health sector. You will study the
following core units:
All students will develop a general understanding of health and
Working within the health and science sector
Health, safety and environmental regulations
Managing information and data
Principles of good scientific and clinical practice
Core science concepts including the structure of cells, tissues and large
molecules, genetics, microbiology and immunology
They will also learn about topics specific to health, including:
Understanding the healthcare sector
Providing person-centred care
Supporting health and wellbeing
Further knowledge of both human anatomy and physiology and of diseases and
Infection prevention and control
In addition to the core content, each student must choose one of the
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