Heart of Worcestershire

Full Time Access to Nursing and Health Professions

Heart of Worcestershire
In Bromsgrove

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Typology A Level
Location Bromsgrove
Duration 2 Years
  • A Level
  • Bromsgrove
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This is a nationally recognised programme to provide students with a kite marked Access Certificate, which will provide access to Colleges of Nursing, Higher Education Colleges and Universities. You will study core modules of English and Math at GCSE equivalence and IT. In addition, there are 4 main modules of Health Studies, Human Systems, Cell Biology and Psychology.

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Bromsgrove
Slideslow Drive, B60 1PQ, Worcestershire, England
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Location
Bromsgrove
Slideslow Drive, B60 1PQ, Worcestershire, England
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· Requirements

Applicants must be 19 years old at least. We welcome applicants of all ages over 19. No formal qualifications are required although prior GCSEs will be valuable for some aspects of the programme.

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Course programme


ACCESS TO NURSING AND HEALTH PROFESSIONS

Location:Bromsgrove

Qualification Level:Level 3

Attendance:Full and Part Time

Course Duration:
Daytime
1 year, intense, fast-track programme: 5 days per week, 9.15am-4.30pm
2 year programme: 3 days per week, 9.15am-2.30pm
Evenings
2 years programme: 2 evenings per week, 6pm-9pm

Course Description
This is a nationally recognised programme to provide students with a kite marked Access Certificate, which will provide access to Colleges of Nursing, Higher Education Colleges and Universities.
You will study core modules of English and Math at GCSE equivalence and IT. In addition, there are 4 main modules of Health Studies, Human Systems, Cell Biology and Psychology.
GCSE Science equivalence is also available as some nursing disciplines now require it, e.g. Midwifery and Physiotherapy.
You will also undertake a two week work placement.

How is the Qualification Achieved ?
The Access to Higher Education course uses a range of assessment methods and is designed to prepare students for joining University. You will be expected to complete written assignments, projects, case studies, reports, seminars and end of module examinations.

On Successful Completion of this Course
P2000 Courses; Colleges of Nursing leading to Diploma in Education; Registered General Nurse, Mental Health Nurse, Sick Children's Nurse, Learning Disability Nursing, Registered Midwife or Diploma in Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Chiropody, Radiography; Degree Course in Health Studies.

How to join this course

Students should complete an application form which are available from the college internet site or via our Advice Centres.
All students are invited to an interview where you will be given an overview of the Access to Higher Education Pathways Programmes offered at NEW College. You will be invited to complete a short written comprehension task which involves reading a passage and answering some questions on it. You will also have a short interview with one of the Access to Higher Education tutors. You should take no longer than 2 hours including the comprehension task.
All students should also complete an assessment of their skills in literacy and numeracy prior to starting the course. This does not need to be completed at the same time as the interview and students are invited to contact the college learning skills advisors to book in for an Initial Assessment. Dates for students to complete the initial assessment at either Redditch College or Bromsgrove College are as follows:

Redditch
Monday: 14.30-17.00
Tuesday: 09.00-10:45
Friday: 13.00-16.00

Bromsgrove
Tuesday: 13.00-16.00
Friday: 09.00-11.30

Following your interview, and on receipt of your initial assessment results we will be able to recommend the best pathway for you to achieve your qualifications.
All students will be offered a place on one of our pathways:
Steps into Education, which enables students to have a gentle introduction to returning to study
Two-year Access to HE Programme
One-year, intense Access to HE Programme
For further information, please contact our Advice Centres to arrange a referral to a course tutor.


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