The Isle of Wight College has standard entry requirements for full-time college courses, depending on the level of the course to be studied.
There may be additional entry requirements for a small number of specialist courses. If this course is one of these specialist courses, additional entry requirements will be stated below.
Minimum of 5 GCSE grades 9-4, including:
*not essential, but beneficial
This course is for aspirational students who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of the Health related sectors, with proven application in a “real world” setting. This T Level has an emphasis on real industry experience and is equivalent to three A Levels.
Prior to the interview, you will be tasked to set a career plan for yourself. You will then have the opportunity to discuss your ambitions and dream role with the tutor, such as Adult Nurse, Mental Health practitioner, or Allied Health Practitioner.
The T Level Health is for dedicated and committed young people who aspire to a career in the health sector, as a nurse, paramedic, or other allied health professions. It is a two year programme at Level 3 and suits individuals who can demonstrate high achievement and self-motivation.
Interviews will involve questions on your future plans, your aspirations and your opportunity to analyse a current news story with a health-related theme.
The T Level contains a Technical Qualification which covers the following CORE components:
Towards the end of the first year, you will begin to specialize in one of the following three Sector Options:
Embedded throughout the course will be key skills required to progress to higher academic studies, including:
On this six term course, over two-years, you will be assessed through an exam, industrial placement, employer work-based project and synoptic assessment.
On this course you benefit from state-of-the-art facilities and be taught in a variety of ways to include workshops, lectures and seminars whilst also undertaking industry placement in a range of settings to help support and underpin the theoretical knowledge gained in class. Digital methods of teaching and learning will be embedded to enable you to access materials at all times.
To achieve this qualification, you must successfully demonstrate your achievement of the core component and one occupational specialism component. You will be assessed through a combination of examinations (assessing the Core Components), a graded Employer-Set Project, and assignments (assessing the Sector Option element).
Your T Level will include an industry placement with a local employer to develop the practical and technical skills required to work in your chosen occupation. The placement is for a minimum of 315 hours/45 days. The college will also support students to secure a relevant industry placement. You will need to be flexible in your approach to working times. Whilst two days per week will be put aside onto your timetable for your Industry Placement, the nature of the health sector means that you may be required to work shifts including early mornings or late evenings.
You will achieve a T Level (Level 3) Technical Qualification in Health
T Level UCAS Equivalent Points:
|UCAS Tariff points||T Level overall grade||A Level|
|168||Distinction* (A* on the core and distinction in the occupational specialism)||AAA*|
|96||Pass (C or above on the core)||CCC|
|72||Pass (D or E on the core)||DDD|
T Level is a Level 3 Programme which is an integral part of a learning journey into health-related roles. Students progress to T Levels after Year 11 or after successfully completing a Level 2 Health and Social Care Study Programme. Students who succeed on the T Level Health could progress to the following, depending on their chosen occupational specialism:
This is a full-time course which consists of up to 5 days study and placement a week. You will be required to work in your own time and complete tasks under your own initiative. All students will undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) at the start of the course.
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