Health – Supporting the Adult Nursing Team

T Level (Level 3)

a nurse taking a patient's blood pressure

Availability & Details

Health - Supporting the Adult Nursing team, T-Level AF-HESCTL-D(0000)000

Venue
Alton Campus

Type of study
Full-Time

Dates
Academic Year 2021-22 (2 years)

Examination board
NCFE

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Overview

This Level 3 technical qualification will provide you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher-level technical training or study in the Health and Science sector. The core knowledge and understanding will be assessed through an examination and core skills through a practical employer-set project. In addition to this, maths, English and general digital skills will be integrated within the qualification in occupationally relevant contexts.

You will need five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language and Mathematics.

On this new T Level at HSDC Alton, you will study:

Core knowledge and understanding units for the Health T Level

  • The Healthcare Sector
  • Providing Person-Centred Care
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Further Science Concepts
  • Health and Safety Regulations Applicable in the Healthcare Sector
  • Infection Prevention and Control in Health Specific Settings
  • Managing Personal Information

For the Occupational Specialism Supporting the Adult Nursing Team:

  • Assist the Adult Nursing Team with Clinical Tasks
  • Support Individuals to Meet Activities of Daily Living
  • Assist with Skin Integrity Assessments and with the Care and Treatment of Skin Conditions

You will be taught on campus three days a week with a full time programme of lessons in our specialist Health Care setting environment. We provide the specialist knowledge and expertise to prepare you for employment as a healthcare professional. Each week you will also work with one of our partner employers, working at the heart of the healthcare profession, who will help you apply the theory and skills learnt in College to real adult nursing settings.

You will be assessed through an exam, health care professional placement, work-based project and synoptic assessment.

This course will provide you with the knowledge, skills and behaviours needed to progress into skilled employment or higher level technical training or study in the Health and Science sector. This could be supporting Adult Nursing, working in the NHS or a private practice.


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