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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course Location: Course Type:
September 2 years Level 3 Full-Time Bede Campus T Levels Apply Enquire

What’s it all about?

This course is suitable for anyone who wants to progress to a career in Nursing. The T Level is designed to support students to develop the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed for entry to Adult Nursing.

You could progress straight into a skilled profession or continue your studies with a degree or higher apprenticeship. Career options might include working across adult nursing in hospitals, health centres, people’s homes, prisons and NHS24.

You will need five GCSEs at grades 5-9, including Maths & English Language and Science.

Study level Cost Additional fees
19+ please enquire There are no additional costs associated with this T Level other than your usual stationary requirements (pen, paper, file etc).

Teaching will be a mix of classroom based delivery (around 80%) and will include practical delivery in our health hub and industry placement (20%). This will give you an opportunity to link theory to up to date best practice, providing our graduates with outstanding learning opportunities so that they can successfully progress to their chosen career of Nursing.

Assessment on the T Level includes externally set exams, an employer set project and synoptic assessments.

You will require an understanding of Maths and English and should achieve a minimum of grade 5 or above at GCSE as an entry criteria to this T Level.

You will complete an industry placement during your two years of study. The placement will be around 45 days where you will be given the unique opportunity to work with an employer and develop career ready skills whilst you study.

You will complete 315 hours of industry relevant work placement within the health sector including hospital settings - this will help you 'stand out from the crowd' when you are applying for a place to study Nursing at university.

As part of this T Level you will benefit from the excellent links we have with regional and national employers in the Health sector, including the NHS.

This will include:

- Guest Speakers
- Master Classes
- Trips
- Visits
- Placements

This is a full-time course delivered over 2 years, including an industry placement.

This is a full time course delivered over 2 years. Your timetable will be confirmed at the start of term.

T Levels are a new level 3 qualification, which are the equivalent to achieving 3 A-Levels and will be worth UCAS points.

For example, a T Level Distinction* is worth the same as 3 A-Levels at A*.

They will be recognised by universities and other education providers for students who wish to further their studies.

This T Level in Adult Nursing is specifically for those who wish to pursue a career in Nursing, the normal progression route following successful completion of this course would be onto a Nursing degree.

In year one, you will cover core healthcare content such as health and safety, providing person centred care, infection, prevention and control and key science concepts.

In year 2, you will complete the occupational specialism which is supporting the adult nurse. This will include the study and practice of clinical skills such as taking physiological measurements, assisting with skin integrity assessments, and supporting individuals to meet activities of daily living.

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