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Course Overview

The Health and Social Care sector is dependent on passionate and fully trained professionals. The T Level in Health enables you to progress into these career prospects by combining work experience within the sector and academic study.

Its hard to imagine a more dynamic, fast changing sector than nursing and healthcare in the UK. Nurses act as leaders, carers and clinicians, taking responsibility for the care they provide to patients.

This new T Level qualification is an exciting full time course which has been designed in partnership with businesses and employers.

It is aimed at giving you the knowledge and skills to move into a career in nursing or nursing-related careers. It is designed to enable you to progress to employment or Apprenticeships in hospitals or healthcare settings or to move on to studying in Higher Education.

The course is delivered over two years and covers:

Learning about the range of clinical assessments and tasks undertaken by a nurse and how to conduct these tasks

Learning about appropriate techniques used to move and handle patients relevant to their condition

Learning about care plans and how to support patients to complete activities of daily living, such as maintaining good nutrition and hydration

This course will be taught in a combination of learning environments. Some lectures will take place in science laboratories whilst others will take place in state-of-the-art facilities set up as hospital wards and healthcare settings. High-tech medical and clinical equipment will be used to enable you to understand the range of equipment used by nurses and other healthcare professionals and you will learn how to use this equipment yourself.

In Year 1 you will cover all of the underpinning knowledge required to work in the healthcare sector. You will learn about providing person-centred care and care values, health and wellbeing including recognising the signs and symptoms of health deterioration and infection control and prevention.

The units studied are:
– Working within the Health and Science Sector
– Health, Safety and Environmental regulations in the Health and Science sector
– Managing information and data within the Health and Science sector
– Good Scientific and Clinical Practice
– Core Science concepts (Including Anatomy and Physiology and Diseases and Disorders)
– Further Science including Biology, Chemistry and Physics
– The Healthcare sector
– Providing person-centred care
– Health and wellbeing
– Health and Safety regulations applicable in the Healthcare sector
– Infection prevention and control in health specific settings.

 

In Year 2 you will study the Adult Nursing Occupational Specialisms:

You will learn about clinical tasks carried out on adults including taking physiological measurements, applying wound dressings, collecting specimens and monitoring hydration levels. You will learn about the different types of monitoring and emergency equipment used in healthcare settings and how to use and maintain this equipment. You will learn how to support adults in activities of daily life such as nutrition, hydration and hygiene and you will learn about the different roles of carers including supporting adults with dementia and end of life care. The lessons will take place in our new classrooms set up as hospital-style wards and simulation suites,so that you can access state-of-the-art training equipment.


 

This course is for young people who are interested in a career within the Health sector including Nursing, Midwifery, Health visitor, Paramedic Science and Social Care. 

You will require a minimum of 5 GCSEs at grades 9 - 4  including English, Maths and Science.

Alternatively successful completion of a relevant Level 2 qualification e.g. Level 2 Science, and have achieved GCESE maths & English at grade 4 or above, or Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths.

You will be externally assessed by exams, industrial placement (315 hours), employer set project, practical skills and synoptic assessment in a healthcare setting.

As part of the study programme you will be required to complete a 45 day work placement across both years 1 and 2, across nursing homes and clinical settings.

On completion of this course, you will be able to go directly into employment as a Nursing Associate or healthcare assistant.

You could also undertake a Registered Nursing Degree Apprenticeship (RNDA).  

Alternatively, you could go on to study at Higher Education in degrees such as adult nursing, midwifery or mental health nursing, Physiotherapy, Paramedic Science, Operating Department Practioner, and other health related professions. 

The T Level in Health attracts UCAS points.

Our Level 3 T Level in Health can lead to careers in:

·         Nursing (Adult, Mental Health, Learning Disability, & Children’s branches )

·         Midwifery

·         Paramedic Science

·         Physiotherapy

·        Occupational Therapy

·         Operating Department Practitioner

·         Health & Social Care

           Health / Medical Science

·         Nutrition

 

At Bournemouth & Poole College, we are seeking dedicated, motivated and innovative students who want to make a positive contribution in the Health and Social Care sector.

Students require an interview and candidates will need a minimum of 5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above, including: English, Maths and Science. Alternatively successful completion of a Level 2 Dipoma in Science / Health and Social Care, accompanied GCSE Maths & English at grade 4 or above, or Functional Skills Level 2 in English and Maths.

 

For more information please contact neilsonc@bpc.ac.uk

 

 

Awarding Body:
NCFE

Course Options

Wed 4th September 2024

Attendance

Full-time

Duration

2 Years

Location

Poole Campus

16 - 18 Fee

48.00

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