The Adult Nursing T Level is an exciting new way to enable you to study both the relevant academic knowledge and the importance of the practical and relevant work placement. Covering different theoretical and practical aspects of Adult Nursing, this course is an excellent starting point for a future. T Levels are based on the same standards as apprenticeships, designed by employers and approved by the Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education. We expect the total time for a T Level to be around 1,800 hours over the 2 years, including the industry placement. The T Level course includes compulsory elements and the technical qualification will include core theory, concepts and skills for the industry area and specialist skills and knowledge for an occupation as an Adult Nurse as a career, including industry placement with an employer.
What will I learn?
You will learn about the principles and applications of working in the health setting, examples of some of these include, Health and Safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector, and the regulations applicable to the health and science sector. Managing personal information and data, good scientific and clinical practice as well was providing person centre care and health and wellbeing. Infection protection and control in a health and science setting alongside safeguarding.
Further to this you will also complete occupational specialisms, including performance outcomes relevant to supporting the Adult Nursing Team. Assisting the adult nursing team with clinical skills, supporting individuals to meet the activities of daily loving and assisting with the skin integrity assessments with the care and treatment of skin conditions.
Study, Assessment and Qualifications
T Level in Health and Science: Adult Nursing is studied in the classroom and the workplace.
Core knowledge and concepts is assessed through an externally set test and the employer-set project. Occupational specialisms are assessed through a synoptic assessment of performance to ensure that a learner meets the minimum competence standards for the industry.
The minimum age of this qualification is 16 years of age. You should have a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C/4 or above including Mathematics, English and Science.
Alternatively, you should have passed a relevant Level 2 qualification with at least a Merit grade and GCSE passes in English Language and Mathematics at grade C/4 or above.
T Level programmes follow GCSEs and are a qualification for students aged 16-18 at the start of the course. Our T Levels are not available to adults at this time.
What Could I Do Next?
You could progress on to higher education to complete your training as a nurse. Once you have qualified as an adult nurse, there are a wide range of opportunities open to you. You could specialise in a certain field such as operating theatres, care for the elderly or intensive care. You may want to work in public health, or move into management, teaching or clinical research.