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T Level in Health (Nurse Cadets)

A 2-year qualification designed in partnership with the NHS, taking place in 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

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.