A range of units will be studied that enable learners to develop their vocational subject knowledge and understanding in preparation for further study at Level 3 including:
- Human Physiology
- Human Health and Disease
- The Sociology of Health
- Health Psychology
- Understanding Mental Health.
A range of units will also be studied that enable learners to develop a range of Personal and Academic skills that will support their further learning and help them reach their maximum potential, such as:
- Academic Writing
- Critical Thinking
- Information Literacy
- Research Skills
- Practical Presentation Skills.
- You will also have regular tutorials with your personal tutor to support your study.
You will study two full days (09:00-17:00) per week, plus, if required:
- half a day for GCSE English
- half a day for GCSE Maths
- one evening for GCSE Biology
There are no formal entry requirements. Your suitability for this course will be assessed at interview where you will sit a free writing test to demonstrate your literacy skills (e.g. grammar, spelling and punctuation).
These may include a combination of essays, reports, experiments, tests, presentations and research projects.
You can continue on to study the level 3 Access to Higher Education course, choosing one of the following pathways:
- Health Science
- Social Science
One you have completed the level 3 Access course you could move into any of the following fields:
- Health Science – Nursing (Adult, Child & Mental Health), Midwifery, Radiography, Operating Department Practitioner, Dental Health & Hygiene, Biomedical Sciences, Food & Nutrition, Paramedics, Physiotherapy etc.
- Social Science – Social Work, Probation, Mental Health Nursing, Psychology, Sociology, Children and Families, Youth Offending, Criminology, Counselling
- Humanities – Teaching (Primary and Secondary), Journalism, English Literature/Language, History, History & Politics, Sociology, Philosophy
Fees & Funding
To be confirmed.
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