Following the announcement from the Prime Minister, we can confirm that BTEC/Vocational exams scheduled for January will be going ahead despite the new national restrictions.
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This T Level qualification is an exciting new 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 healthcare which is the UK’s largest employment sector. It is designed to enable you to progress to employment in hospitals or healthcare settings or to move on to studying in higher education.
This course covers:
– Learning about the huge range of jobs that you can move into as a healthcare professional
– Learning about the different types of clinical tests and measurements and how to use the equipment
– Learning about different types of imaging used by medical professionals such as X rays, MRI scans and ultrasound scanning and how this information can be used for diagnosis and treatment
You will need to complete a minimum of 315 hours of industry placement over the two year duration of the course.
Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above, including English Language, Mathematics and Double Science (or Triple Science) or Level 2 in Science with a distinction, alongside GCSE grade 4 or above in English Language and Mathematics. Alternatively Level 2 in Health and Social Care with a grade B or distinction, alongside GCSE grade 4 or above in Science, Mathematics and English.
On this brand new T Level course at HSDC South Downs, you will study the following core units:
You will need to complete a minimum of 315 hours of industry placement over the two year duration of the course. This unique experience will provide you with the opportunity to develop the right skills, knowledge and behaviours in the workplace which will prepare you to move directly into employment in your chosen sector.
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 Healthcare Professionals and how to use this equipment yourself.
Externally assessed exam, industrial placement, employer set project and synoptic assessment in a healthcare setting.
On completion of this course, you will be able to go directly into employment as a Healthcare Assistant. You could also undertake a higher apprenticeship as a Healthcare Science Associate which includes roles such as Phlebotomist (taking blood), Cardiographer (monitoring the heart) or a Newborn Hearing Screener (assessing hearing in newborn babies). Alternatively, you could go on to study in Higher Education in degrees such as Radiography, Nuclear Medicine or Cardiac Physiology.
You take control of your own learning…the college were really helpful and always willing to do anything and go that extra step to help me get my grades.Scarlette Tiller, A Level student
There are lots of people at the college, each studying a diverse range of courses, people from all different areas come to study here, it creates a sense of community, there is a huge social aspect to college life across all courses.Lee Backhouse, BTEC student
College is definitely worth all the effort you put in, you get to meet lots of different people and it’s amazing.Ebony Puttock, A Level student