2 Sep 2024

Study mode

Full Time


Framwellgate Moor Campus


2 Years


Level 3

Awarding body


Course code


Fee Information

Please note, these prices are for the current academic year and may be subject to change for our courses starting in future years. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college, please see Fees and funding for more information.

Age 16-18

FREE (If meet residency criteria and not enrolled at another educational institution).

If you are aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, not enrolled at another educational institution and have been resident in the UK for the past 3 years, your course will be FREE. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips.

Course details may be subject to change.

The two-year T-Level programme meets industry needs and is the equivalent to three A-Levels. The programme is delivered by lecturers with extensive industry experience, and you will be supported by significant employer interaction, to encourage you to embrace the experiences of working in the adult nursing sector.

Entry Criteria

No formal requirements for entry to this course.

Additional Costs

You will be required to purchase a tunic, that will be worn in all practical and work-based activities. This tunic can be purchased directly from our supplier at a cost of approximately £20 (plus P&P).

What are the next steps?

You will meet with a course tutor to find out more about the course, discuss which course is right for you and see the facilities. Please bring your GCSE grades/predicted grades or any other relevant qualifications.

Study Aims

This Health and Science T-Level is a technical study programme, aimed at preparing young people for work, higher level apprenticeships or higher education (HE).This programme is aimed at those interested in developing extensive knowledge, skills and behaviours appropriate for adult nursing. This qualification will equip you 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, maths and digital skills.
  • Threshold competence that meets employer expectations and is as close to full occupational competence as possible.
  • Opportunities to manage and improve your own performance.

Modules Studied

  • Working within the health and science sector
  • The healthcare sector
  • Health, safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector
  • Health and safety regulations applicable in the healthcare sector
  • Managing information and data within the health and science sector
  • Managing personal information
  • Good scientific and clinical practice Providing person-centred care.
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Infection prevention and control in health specific settings
  • Safeguarding.

Teaching and Assessment

Teaching will be a variety of classroom based, self-study and workplace learning activities. Assessment is both formative and summative.Formative assessment of learning will be through a range of methods including peer assessment, self-assessment and tutor assessment and aims to support your learning in preparation for summative assessment.Summative assessment is undertaken through synoptic projects, an employer-based project and exams and is conducted by the awarding body.Your industry placement is assessed through your performance in the workplace by your work-based supervisor and your tutor.Core component:

  • Two written examinations
  • Employer-set Project (ESP).]]]Occupational specialism component: [[[Synoptic assignments

Industry Links

We have strong links with a variety of leading employers within this sector. We are fortunate to be able to access this knowledge and experience and not only welcome them into our environment but for us to visit their places of work, including:

  • NHS
  • Day Care Centres
  • Private Residential / Nursing Care
  • Gainford Homes
  • Four Seasons Health Care
  • Barchester Health Care
  • DACC
  • MIND
  • Innovations
  • Pathways
  • Hospice Care.


As part of achieving the overall T-Level programme, you are required to complete a minimum of 315 hours industry placement. To demonstrate threshold competence in adult nursing, you will be observed during their industry placement.

What else?

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