Health and Science Specialist Occupations

We need input from employers and experienced practitioners to help ensure that T levels reflect the reality of the occupations they’re designed to serve – and so that they set young people up for success. 

We only need a few hours of your time to review, comment on or help write qualification and assessment materials.  You don’t need to be an education expert; that’s our job.  We’re simply looking for experienced practitioners in relevant occupations who can reflect on the knowledge and skills they need in their work.


Health Sector pathway

Supporting Healthcare specialist occupations:

  • Imaging Support Worker
  • Radiographer - MRI, CT, Sonographer, Mammographer, Therapeutic Radiographer
  • Nuclear medicine

Adult Nursing specialist occupations:

  • Adult nurse - hospital, community, primary care
  • Palliative care
  • Nursing associate
  • Health visitor
  • Health promotion specialist
  • Matron
  • Research nurse
  • Nursing lecturer
  • Occupational health specialist
  • Practice educator

Mental Health specialist occupations:

  • Mental Health nurse
  • Nursing associate
  • Drug and rehabilitation worker

Midwifery specialist occupations:

  • Midwife - Hospital and community
  • Antenatal - Neonatal Screening Co-coordinator
  • Maternity Support Worker

Children and Young People specialist occupations:

  • Pediatric nurse
  • Safeguarding officer
  • Social worker
  • Play worker
  • Child development officer
  • Integrated care worker - children
  • Health visitor

Therapy specialist occupations:

  • Occupational therapist
  • Therapy assistant
  • SALT - Speech and Language Therapist
  • Rehabilitation therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Music therapist

 Healthcare Science pathway

Pharmacy specialist occupations:

  • Pharmacist
  • Biochemist
  • Pharmacy technician
  • Pharmacy advisor
  • Dispensary assistant
  • Medicines administration technician
  • Medicine management technician

Assisting Healthcare Science specialist occupations:

  • Pathologist assistant
  • Laboratory assistant
  • Anatomical pathology technician

Science pathway

Lab Science specialist occupations:

  • Bio medical scientist
  • Laboratory technician
  • Microbiologist
  • Medical laboratory assistant
  • Laboratory analyst
  • Clinical research assistant
  • Sterile service technician

Food Science specialist occupations:

  • Dietician
  • Clinical dietician
  • Food inspector
  • Food safety co-ordinator
  • Quality assurance food processes
  • Food regulator compliance officer
  • Consumer scientist

Metrology specialist occupations:

  • Metrology lab technician
  • Metrologist engineer
  • Dimensional metrologist
  • Critical care technologist

Get involved

If you’re willing to help create the next generation of skilled workers for your occupation, submit an enquiry and we’ll get back to you about how you could get involved.

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