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Level 2

T Level Foundation Year in Health and Science

COURSE OVERVIEW

This course prepares students for progression onto T Level’;s in Healthcare Science or Health, or the level 3 extended diploma in Health and Social Care. It has been developed in collaboration with health and care employers, so the content meets the needs of the industry and will prepare you for the workplace. It will provide you with all the skills and knowledge you will need to enter a career in the health or care at assistant level, and you will leave with a level 2 certificate in Health and social care, as well as the chance to retake any GCSE’;s in English or Maths that have not been passed at a 4. The course will involve a mix of classroom / laboratory-based learning as well as a focus on employability skills as well as academic skills and a large element of work experience in order to practice those skills in a relevant environment.

Learners should plan to be either in college or on placement for 4 days a week between 9am and 5pm on weekdays. Placement times can vary according to the setting. Holidays cannot be sanctioned during the college term. 100% attendance at college and placement is expected as this is a challenging course.

FURTHER INFORMATION

Entry requirements are 3 GCSEs grade 3-9 (or A*-D) including English Language, Mathematics. A satisfactory reference and a clear DBS check is required. We will also consider those who have a previous level 1 qualification in Health and Social Care along with 3′;s at GCSE in English, Maths.

It is a requirement of the industry that all those working and/or training in the healthcare sector must undergo a Disclosure Barring Services Check (DBS) at the enhanced level. Please be aware that if the DBS check comes back, with anything being flagged that may be of some concern, your application could be withdrawn following a meeting with the Head of Learning.

Access to a computer or laptop would be extremely advantageous.

HOW THE APPLICATION PROCESS WORKS

Step 1

Set Up Your Account

You’ll be prompted to create an account which will allow you to log in to our Application Tracker website whenever you wish. This will provide you with important information and you can also track the progress of your application.

Step 2

Apply

Complete each step of the application form and then submit your completed form. We’ll let you know when we’ve safely received it with an acknowledgement email.

Step 3

Application Review Meeting

Before offering you a place at college, we’ll meet with you (either in person, by telephone or online). We’ll send you a link to our booking page where you can select a time that’s convenient for you.

Step 4

Accept Your Place

Offers will be sent to you via the email address you have provided. The offer will be conditional, based on predicted GCSE grades. You’ll need to accept your offer within 14 days to secure your place.

Step 5

What next?

Once you receive your GCSE results, you’ll need to get in touch with the college to inform us of them and start your enrolment process.

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