The programme offers a balanced group of subjects that will equip students with a wide range of skills and knowledge to enable you to progress onto higher education or further qualifications.
Successful students will receive an Access Diploma issued by Open College Network (OCN) under licence from the quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education. The Diploma is nationally recognised for entry to Higher Education
Entry Requirements, Units, Assessment and more...
GCSE grade 4 and above in English language and Maths.
Written Assignments, Projects, Workshops, Oral presentations and Internal exams
Aims of the course
This access course is designed to enable you to obtain the entry qualifications to apply for a place to train as a social worker/ nurse/midwife/ allied profession. This is achieved by allowing you to study across a range of relevant subjects, which have been carefully selected to give you good foundation in academic, vocational and practical skills.
Learners primarily progress to Higher Education study in areas related to Nursing. These may include some of the following areas of Degree level study:
- Adult Nursing
- Child Nursing
- Mental Health Nursing
- Learning Disability Nursing
- Foundation degree in health and social care
- Lessons, Question and Answer sessions (these lessons may take place online should it be required)
- Worksheets and written assignments often in the form of case studies, these may take the form of online resources
- Written essays and reports
Please note that at least one unit will be assessed by formal examination taken under timed conditions.
Those who have completed the relevant diploma successfully may choose to apply for:
Degree in Nursing/ social work / public health or Allied profession.
Various non-health degree courses (e.g. Sociology).
Employment in a range of care settings.