T Level in Health - Supporting Healthcare: Supporting the Therapy 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 - 16:45

Course Fee

£ 0.00
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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 Supporting the Therapy Teams. 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

You will learn how to help registered practitioners to deliver healthcare services to adult patients in a variety of settings. Accordingly, you will become proficient at carrying out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks that are required in a healthcare setting. Training will equip you to follow standards, policies and protocols in order to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare to the best of your ability. As a Healthcare Practitioner it is essential to treat people with dignity, to respect an individual’s diversity, beliefs, culture, needs, values, privacy and preferences, and to show respect for those you work with but have the courage to challenge any areas of concern.


Employer Set Projects
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

Ambulance support worker
Healthcare support worker in a health setting
Senior healthcare support worker in a health setting
Emergency care assistant
Maternity support worker
Newborn hearing screener
Domiciliary Care Worker
Social Care Worker

Mandatory Units

Mamdatory Units

– 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

Optional Units :

– Carry out a range of therapeutic techniques to support Allied Health Professionals
– Assist the therapy support process and provide advice to help individuals develop and improve their health and/ or develop or maintain skills for daily living
– Prepare and maintain the therapeutic environment, equipment and resources for use
– Infection prevention and control in health specific settings
– Managing personal information

Contact Details

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

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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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