Access to Higher Education Diploma (Nursing and Health & Social Care)
Helping to improve lives through care, support and education, a career in the Nursing, Health & Social Care sector is extremely fulfilling.
- Introduction to Professional
- Healthcare Service & Practice
- Social & Community Welfare
- Principles of Safeguarding in Health & Social Work
- Effective Communication Skills in Health & Social Work
- History Taking & Initial Assessment
- Mental Health Issues
- Learning Disabilities
- Health Promotion
- Complementary Therapies
- Introduction to Cell Biology
- Planning a Practical Investigation
- Aspects of Human Physiology
- Anatomy & Physiology of the Human Skeleton & Muscles
You will also plan and carry out a research project and develop your study skills in: note taking, planning / structuring essays, critical and creative thinking and effective referencing.
During this one year course you will be well supported by an expert team who are student centred.
Please note that you must be aged 19 or over to apply for this course.
You will need GCSE English and Maths at Grade A*-C and will also need to attend an interview and information event.
Although not an entry requirement for this course, GCSE Science at Grade A*-C may be requested by some universities and colleges for progression to higher level qualifications / degrees.
It is important that prior to enrolling you research and contact the institution you wish to progress to, to ensure you are aware of the entry requirements for your chosen progression route and that this Access course will be accepted as an entry qualification.
Assessment will be via assignment work, research projects, examinations, reports and reflective accounts.
This course provides students aged 19+ with the skills and qualifications for progression to degrees, foundation degrees and other higher level studies. Career opportunities in the sector include: nursing, family support, social work, youth work, youth offending, health promotion, health care, child minding, residential and day care.
Runshaw College is committed to ensuring you have a happy, successful and productive time with us – ensuring your health, safety and well-being is at the heart of everything we do.
We proactively encourage the disclosure of any disabilities or issues which may impact on your learning experience – this can be at interview, enrolment, or at any other stage during your studies. Any information you disclose will be held in strict confidence and will be used to assess your in-class support needs and inform a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) to ensure your safe evacuation from the College in the event of an emergency. If you would like further information, please contact Course Enquiries on 01772 642040.
Runshaw College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment.