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Health T-level: Mental Health Pathway

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Psychological wellbeing and an individual's mental health is right at the forefront of society. Do you want to gain early insights into the practice and theory behind our mental health? If so, this might be the course for you if you are interested in working in the health and wellbeing sector. The course covers core adult nursing knowledge and skills to develop best practice in health care and understanding of the NHS as well as a specific focus on supporting the mental health team. As part of the course, you will undertake a major placement, where you work with patients and health professionals to develop your knowledge and skills. Over the two years, you’ll be developing team and professional skills to get you ready for employment and all the essential knowledge needed for the sector of your choice. The course is also suitable for those of you who wish to go on to University to study mental health nursing at a higher level.

What will I study in Health T-level: Mental Health Pathway?

The content of the Health T-Level has been built from the ground up by employers, and so there is no better way of ensuring that you have the employable skills necessary to excel. This includes learning the most up-to-date knowledge and understanding of what it means to work in the health sector. You will gain a deep understanding of biology and what makes living organisms from cells to human beings tick. You will grasp detailed knowledge of the jobs roles within the sector, including laws, regulations and how health systems all work together to keep people safe and healthy. Unique to the T-Level, you'll get the chance to learn practical skills like clinical tasks or taking physiological measurements, and how these can be used to give people the quality care they deserve.

On the Mental Health pathway, you will specifically study these areas:

  • Assist with an individual’s overall care and needs to ensure comfort and wellbeing    
  • Assist registered health professionals with clinical or therapeutic tasks and interventions    
  • Undertake a range of physiological measurements    
  • Provide care and support to individuals with mental health conditions  
  • Assist the mental health team with mental health tasks and therapeutic interventions
  • Promote mental wellbeing

Entry Requirements

At least 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including 3 from the core subjects.  Grade 4 in Maths OR English. A Grade 4 in science related GCSEs is recommended. 

This course requires a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, we will be asking students to bring the necessary details to their enrolment appointment to complete this.

 

How will I be assessed?

The T-Level is assessed in a variety of ways all with the needs of employers in mind. Your core component is assessed through two written exams as well as a project that you will complete based on a brief given from employers. You will also sit an employer set project which is a controlled assessment that you take over several lessons. Your occupational specialism is assessed through 'synoptic assessment' which is based on you demonstrating skills you've learned.

Any trips?

You will be off-site for two days a week to give you oppornity to culminate industry placement hours. 

Whilst on site, you will have a training morning whereby professionals will be invited in to demonstrate different skills and techniques related to the nursing sector.

Are there any costs involved?

You should expect small costs for stationery and booklets to assist with the course. There may also be costs to pick up uniforms for practical work or to use at work experience. 

FAQs

How is this course different to the Adult Nursing Pathway?
You will learn the same core content as the Adult Nursing Pathway, including content linked to nursing theory and skills e.g. taking physiological measurements and the science aspects of the T level. You will have sessions focussed on your specialism linked to how to support the mental health team which will involve you looking at a range of psychological disorders, treatments and interventions. 


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T Level
[168 UCAS pts. available]

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