Are you caring compassionate and want to work with children and young people? A career in Health could be for you contributing to safe patient care in every area of the healthcare sector. As a student on the T-Level in Supporting the care of Children and Young People you will build your knowledge in areas including principles of person-centred care supporting health and well-being and good scientific and clinical practice alongside study of human anatomy physiology and diseases and disorders. Learning in our high quality facilities with our experienced teachers you will complete the course with the scientific knowledge and practical experience to work in a range of roles in the health industry including in ambulance care emergency care and health care. . You will also undertake an employer industry placement for a minimum of 45 days throughout your course allowing you to gain hands-on experience and put what you've learned into practice.
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You will need 5 GCSEs at grade 5 or better including English maths and Science. You may also be required to undertake an assessment to ensure your suitability ahead of enrolment. You are required to successfully secure a DBS certificate (enabling you to work with young people) for which the college will pay the fee.
You will be assessed via written examinations practical assessments synoptic assessments employer set projects professional discussion and an assessment of progress during work placements.
Aims of the course
The aim of the course is to help you gain a general understanding of health and science in the following: - Working within the health and science sector - Health safety and environmental regulations - Managing information and data - Principles of good scientific and clinical practice - Core science concepts including the structure of cells tissues and large molecules genetics microbiology and immunology - Understanding the healthcare sector - Providing person-centred care - Supporting health and wellbeing further knowledge of both human anatomy and physiology and of diseases and disorders - Infection prevention and control
Upon successful completion of the course you may progress to higher education to study in a health related or other field. Apprenticeships at advanced and higher level in the health sector are open to you as is employment in the health sector.
Learning will be a mixture of classroom work using industry standard facilities and technology as well as independent study and offsite work placement.
This course is suitable for anyone wanting a career in health and healthcare. Students can progress into roles such as Ambulance Care Assistant Emergency Care Assistant Healthcare Assistant Care Worker Palliative Care Assistant Dental Nurse and many more.