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T Level in Health (Nurse Cadets)

A 2-year qualification designed in partnership with the NHS, taking place across Carlisle/West Cumbria - equivalent to THREE A-Levels!


If you’d like to become part of the next generation of nurses and other NHS professionals, look no further than our T Level in Health (Nurse Cadet) programme!

Working in partnership with the NHS, the course has been designed to give students a wide range of hands-on experience to set them up for a professional career within their chosen medical field.

While studying the course you will partake in placements within the health sector, while learning theory in the classroom from our high-experienced expert tutors.

Course units include:

  • Understanding the healthcare sector
  • Providing person-centred care
  • Supporting health and wellbeing
  • Further knowledge of both human anatomy and physiology and diseases and disorders
  • Infection prevention and control

Ready to apply?

We run two versions of this course depending on your location – please apply to the one which takes place nearest to where you are based!

Carlisle residents – click here to apply

West Cumbrian residents – click here to apply

We’ve made our application process easier than ever, and have a dedicated team who are happy to help if you get stuck along the way.

If you have any questions or issues regarding the application process, feel free to contact us:

  • 01946 839300

Alternatively, click here to access our ‘How To Apply’ page– containing further info & frequently asked questions about our application process.

Did you know?

Did you know?

Our T Level Health (Nurse Cadet) course is taught by registered NHS practitioners – rest assured that you will be learning from trained professionals!

Case Studies

We absolutely love sharing stories from our students and staff – after all, they’re the reason why our courses exist!

See below for some videos and interviews from current and past Nurse Cadet students.

Additional Studies

Millie's Story

Katy's Story

Francesca's Story

Natalie's Story

Additional Information

T Levels are a two-year course, which are equivalent to three A Levels.

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grade 4, to include English, Maths and Science. Applicants must also successfully complete a mandatory Assessment Day

What next?
Completing T Levels, could lead to studying for an Apprenticeship, Higher Apprenticeship, Higher Education and/or Degree Apprenticeship. This could be with Lakes College based on the existing (and growing) offer, or to another provider. Careers include: nurse, paramedic, midwife, mental health nurse, army medic, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, paediatric nurse, neonatal nurse.