T Level in Health - Supporting Healthcare: Supporting the Adult Nursing Team

Level 1 Diploma

Course Location


Trafford College


Altrincham Campus

Further Details


College 16-18


T Level

Course Start Date

Tuesday 3rd September 2024

Course Duration

Full-time, 1 Year

Course Time

09:00 - 15:30

Course Fee

£ 0.00
You may be eligible for support with your tuition fees - please visit the college website - funding and finance page for further information

Course Code


Course Overview

In your first year you will study a range of core competencies covering the core principles of what is required to become a practitioner within Health and Social Care. In your second year you will study and gain specific core competencies in Adult Nursing. You will be assessed though exams, employer set projects, controlled assessments and practical skill tests. As part of achieving the overall T Level programme you will complete a substantial industry placement with an external employer, a minimum of 315 hours industry placement.

Course Requirements

5 GCSE’s at grade 4 or above including maths, English Language and Science.

What you will Learn

Equivalent to three A Levels, this T Level specialises in the area of Adult Nursing where you will also benefit from a a large industry placement working with an employer within the adult nursing sector. This opportunity will complement your areas of study which will include:

A general understanding of Health
Working within the Health sector
Health, safety and environmental regulations
Managing information and data
Principles of good scientific and clinical practice
Core science concepts.


Employer Set Projects – a title released by the exam board with a controlled assessment over 14.5 hours
Controlled Assessments
Practical Skills Tests


Successful completion of this course can lead to progression into higher level study, an apprenticeship or employment in the Health sector.

Career Options

Adult nursing
Healthcare support worker in a health setting
Senior healthcare support worker in a health setting
Emergency care assistant
Maternity support worker

Mandatory Units

The first year you will study 2 main components.

Concept A
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
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

Concept B – Core science concepts and further science concepts in health

Year 2
Supporting the Adult nursing team
PO1 – Assisting the adult nursing team with clinical skills
PO2 – supporting individuals to meet activities of daily living
PO3 – Assist in skin integrity assessment and with the care and treatment of skin conditions

Contact Details

For further information please contact T: 0161 886 7070 or E: info@trafford.ac.uk

Extra Costs Involved

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Although every care has been taken to ensure that the information contained within this document is accurate, there may be changes to this programme and provision. We will endeavour to keep prospective and current students updated where appropriate and when the information becomes available.
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