Course Code: SE1FE400 Health Practitioner - Pre T Level Next course dates Start dateLocationDuration 05 Sep 2022 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now 05 Sep 2023 Bispham Campus 1 Year Apply now Overview Is this course for me? What will I learn? How will I be assessed? Key information Where could this course take me? Course Summary What is the primary objective of the course? The T Level Transition Programme is a 16-19 study programme specifically designed to develop the skills, experience, knowledge and behaviours to support progression onto a T Level. It is aimed at students who are not ready to start a T Level at 16 but have the potential to progress onto one whilst gaining the require English and Maths entry requirements of a T-Level. What are the reasons for choosing B&FC for this particular course? Students at B&FC benefit from teaching and learning using the latest industry standard equipment and teaching environments by industry experts who can support learners to develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours employers are seeking in the healthcare sector. What specific skills does this course aim to develop? The Transition Health course aims to develop the core skills of the T-Level course such as health in healthcare sector, core science concepts (including biology, chemistry and physics) and the core skills identified by employers such as person-centred care, communication, team working, reflective practice, researching and presentation skills. Who would benefit from doing the course? This course would benefit those wishing to re-sit GCSE maths and/or English whilst studying a substantive health programme. It is suitable for students who wish to then progress to the Level 3 T-Level in Health (Adult Nursing) or level 3 triple diploma in health and social care, which both require Grade 4 on entry. What career prospects does the course lead to? On completion of the T-Level Transition Programme learners may be eligible to apply for a place on the T-Level Health programme to gain the required knowledge skills and UCAS points to apply for an undergraduate degree in a clinical health role such as Adult Nursing or higher degree apprenticeship in adult nursing. Entry Requirements 4 GCSEs with grade 3 in English or Maths and a clear DBS check a successful interview with a tutor the ability to study independently a genuine interest in the subject good communication skills hardworking approach towards the industry To be awarded the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Working in the Health Sector, you will successfully complete six mandatory units: Understand the role of the healthcare worker Communication skills for working in the health sector Personal development in the health sector Health, safety and security in the health sector Understand quality standards in the health sector Equality and diversity in the health sector Industry Placement and Field Trips This course includes opportunity to gain experience working within a health or social care setting, designed to enhance learning and increase your employability. We will also invite you to attend mandatory relevant field trips and career events, which you could draw from to enhance your CV and personal statement. Part of this programme includes an industry placement in a health or care related setting with a local employer. It is highly likely that employers will request any students who attend their setting for an industry placement are vaccinated for COVID:19. Teaching and Learning Methods This is a full-time course, involving 3 days a week spent at College. You will also be provided with work experience in a relevant setting, which you can either complete during college time or independently on your study day. We will also expect you to spend 3 hours a week on independent learning. At College, teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided to help with completing written assignments. When you start the course we will assign you a progress tutor who will support you throughout your time here. Their role is to help you in setting academic and personal targets, identifying career plans, developing employability skills and monitoring your progress to make sure you realise your full potential. Expert Tutors All staff involved in the delivery of any courses within the College are approved to teach and/or assess the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering and/or assessing a given programme are appropriately qualified, with relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice. Assessment Methods Health - Exam-based assessment unit understanding person centred care, health and wellbeing, health and safety in healthcare settings and infection prevention in the health and healthcare science based settings. Science - Exam-based assessment unit developing core science knowledge such as Human Biology, Chemistry, and Physics. Employer Set Project – Project-based unit developing the skills and knowledge of providing person-centred care, communication, team working, reflective practice, researching and presenting based around patient case studies who demonstrate a range of health and social care needs. Health Skills - Practical-based session in B&FC’s health skills suite developing practical care skills such as manual handling, first aid, infection prevention techniques, care planning and personal care. Contextualised maths and English - Project-based bespoke English and maths session developing specific healthcare English and maths skills required by professionals in health care roles. Tuition Fees Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over. Other Costs and Equipment Needed All the equipment and resources you need and field trips are provided by B&FC at no extra cost. Regulation and Accreditation Accrediting Institution: N/A Awarding Body: N/A Terms and Conditions Read our full terms and conditions for more information. Career Options and Progression Students who study this programme progress to BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care, with pathways in Nursing, Social Work, Paramedic Practice or Midwifery.