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This T Level in Health will give you the essential knowledge and skills to work in the Health and Care sector.

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This exciting new T Level in Health will give you the essential knowledge and skills to work in health or science including Midwifery, Nursing, Ambulance support worker or any occupation in the Health and Care sector.

You can specialise in dental using or supporting healthcare. If you choose supporting healthcare, you will focus on adult nursing care.

19+ learners are now eligible to apply for this T Level. Adult students may undertake an industry placement where the length is reduced by 50%, but all placements must still take place on the employer premises. There is currently no flexibility to undertake placements remotely.

Adult students will have to complete the same assessments as 16–18-year-old students and the assessment schedule will also be the same. Assessments will not be reduced or altered for adult learners.

You will study the following T Level in Health Core modules

The second-year is where the occupational specialism takes place

Learners also need to complete in the second year

In addition, learners will complete an employer set project which enables learners to link theory to practice with a total of approx. 14 hours which is assessed by the employer

Learners will undertake 315 hrs (45 days) industry placement over the course of the two years in an appropriate setting

The qualification is assessed as follows

Core component – Year 1
Occupational specialism – Year 2

If You Are Hoping To Study For A T Level Course But Not Quite Ready, You Can Take Our One Year Level 2 Transition Programme, Details Of This Are Below.


Students who are interested in the added work experience aspect of the new T Level qualification but are not quite ready for Level 3 would benefit from this new Level 2 course. Students can improve their GCSE Maths and English grades whilst adding to their knowledge of the Health sector and gaining confidence and experience in preparation for the Work Experience aspect of the Level 3 T Level.

There will be an employer set project reflecting what employers expect of students in the future and widening the students’ knowledge of the subject. Maths and English will be industry-specific, enabling students to understand the use of both in the sector. This is a great preparation for study at a higher level and working in this important industry.


As well as extensive work experience, an employer set project and industry-relevant Maths and English students will study the following topics

  • Equality & diversity – how to ensure we do not discriminate and how to spot and stop discrimination.
  • Human growth and development – how we are expected to grow and factors that can impact on this such as illness, poverty and lifestyle
  • Safeguarding and protection – how to spot the signs and symptoms of abuse and mistreatment
  • Effective communication – how to overcome barriers in communication
  • Working in the health and social care sector – legislation, policies and procedures relevant to this area of work

Other units will be tailored specifically, so could include infection prevention control or mental health

How Will It Be Delivered?

There will be various assessment methods including portfolio building, examinations and a project.

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for this Level 2 qualification are Maths or English at a grade 4 and one other GCSE at grade 4. Maths or English at grade 3 or lower will be retaken alongside this full-time course.

Your Next Steps…

Successful completion of this course could lead to progression to the Level 3 T Level in Health or to another Level 3 course.