T-Level in Health and Social Care


The T-level in Health and Social Care is an advanced level 3 course and equivalent to 3 A Levels. It offers a much longer period of industry placement (21 weeks of on-the-job training) to give you first hand experience of working in the health sector and is aimed at students who are very clear on the career path they wish to pursue.

The breadth of content will ensure learners can apply their skills for different purposes and in different roles.

Course Content - What will I learn?

The core content for the 3 T-levels will cover thefollowing areas:
The healthcare sector
Providing person centred care
Health and wellbeing
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
Infection prevention and control in health specific settings
Managing personal information

One of the following occupational specialisms:
Supporting the adult nursing team
Assist with clinical tasks
Support individuals to meet activities of daily living
Assist with skin integrity assessments, care and treatment

Supporting therapy teams
Carry out a range of therapeutic techniques to support allied health professionals
Assist with therapy support and help individualsimprove their health and/or develop or maintain skills for daily living
Prepare and maintain the therapeutic environment, equipment and resources

Supporting the mental health team
Provide care and support to individuals with mental health conditions
Assist with mental health therapeutic
Promote mental well-being

The breadth of content will ensure learners can apply their skills for different purposes and in different roles

What Next?

Nursing which includes adult nursing, mental health nursing, childrens nursing, learning disability nursing or midwifery.

Allied health professions including physiotherapy, dietician, occupational therapy, podiatry, radiography, speech and language therapy.

Paramedic science.

Potential careers:

  • Radiographer
  • Care Home Manager
  • Childminder
  • Counsellor
  • Health Psychologist
  • Probation Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Substance Misuse Worker
  • Youth & Community Worker

Ready to take the next step?

Reaching your career goals is just a click away.


16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

In need of more advice?

Contact our Admissions team to find out more about student fees and how they might apply to you.

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has to offer at Oaklands College

Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given a the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.

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