Technical Qualification (T-Level)



2 years


Level 3

Career Sector

Medical Technologies & Life Sciences

Available At


Course Overview

During this course, along with an in-depth science understanding, students will develop a range of skills needed in the sector such as Project management, Researching, Working with others, Creativity and innovation, Problem solving and Communication.

Entry Requirements

  • Five GCSEs at grade 4 or above include English Language or Maths.
  • Grade 4-5 in GCSE Science


  • A relevant Level 2 Diploma


Exam A - Working within the health and science sector

The science sector

Health, Safety and environmental regulations in the health and science sector

Application of safety, health and environmental practices in the workplace

Managing information and data within the health and science sector

Data handling and processes


Good scientific and clinical practice

Scientific methodoogy

Experimental equipment and techniques

Exam B: Science concepts

Core science concepts

Further science concepts

Occupational specialism (technical): Laboratory sciences

How will I be taught and assessed?

T-Levels combine classroom theory, practical learning and a minimum 315 hours of industry placement with an employer to make sure you have real experience in the workplace.

The course is assessed through written external examinations and externally set employer projects. You will receive two grades at the end of your qualification, one grade will be A*-E for the core component of your course. The second will be graded either Pass, Merit, Distinction or Distinction* and will be for the occupational specialism element of your qualification. 

Why should I study the Science T-Level at USP College?

Involvement with hand-picked employers to gain vital industry experience. 

What can I do after completing this course?

  • Careers in the scientific field including apprenticeships
  • University studies in scientific studies