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Assisting with Healthcare Science (T Level)

Access to Higher Education Science Bedford College students


Assisting with Healthcare Science (T Level)

This T Level course comprises of three key elements- core knowledge delivery, work placed training and an employer led project.

You will learn as part of your course key scientific concepts, practices, methodology, collection of scientific data, experimental techniques and scientific ethics. The second aspect of the course will be a work placement where you will gain on the job technical skills relevant to your course. As part of the course you will be set a work-based project which will allow you to apply the knowledge and skills you have gained.

Available Courses
Bedford College
Starts: 12/09/2022
Type: Full Time
Day(s): Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Time(s): 9:00am - 4:30pm
Length: 1 year
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Course Information

Entry requirements

Grade requirements…

4x GCSEs at Grade 4 or above including English, Maths and Science.


A willingness to undertake work experience

Course content
  • Work Placement (40-50 days)
  • Scientific technical knowledge
  • Work place project
Assessment methods

The course will involve both written coursework, employer set projects and examinations.


NCFE Level 3 T Level –Science

Further study and career options

Course progression:

Degree courses within The Bedford College Group

Degree options within the scientific sector

Career progression:

Progression into the scientific industry within the specialism that you have chosen.

  • Laboratory Scientist
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Food Scientist

Health Science

Additional information

Personal computer is required.

The work placement will provide an opportunity to learn and apply technical skills gained during the qualification. This placement will be within a company or organisation which is within the science sector or delivering scientific skill-based services. Learners will be expected to undertake 315 hours of work place learning across the two-year programme

Additional Learning Support

If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, are deaf or hearing impaired, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.


Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support

We are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.



We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 or 01536 413123 for more information.


Additional formats

Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on 01234 291000 to order your copy.