Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health Care)

Start (w/c): 02/09/2019 Full Time - To be arranged (09:15 to 16:20) Ystrad Mynach

Course Information

This course offers a route into Higher Education in a Nursing profession. The objective of the course is to provide a supportive & friendly environment to enable you to develop your potential and to prepare you for university study.

Many past students have successfully moved on to gain degrees and other higher awards

What Will I Learn?

You will study Biology, Chemistry, Sociology, Psychology and Reflective Practice as your main subjects, with supporting units in Mathematics, IT and Study Skills. Units in Biological Science and Health will also be available.

The development of Essential Skills is vital to your development and progression to the world of work. Great emphasis is placed on the development of Study Skills and will include essay writing, assignment writing, referencing using the Harvard system and presentation of work using IT.

Entry Requirements

No formal qualifications are required however you will be invited to undertake a literacy and numeracy assessment prior to interview to determine your suitability for the course. As the course requires a high level of dedication and academic rigour, you may be directed to a more appropriate programme of study.

Assessment

You will be assessed by your tutors throughout your course as units are completed. Assessment will cover practical skills, oral questioning, assignment work and written questions. You will be required to sit short examinations throughout the course.

Disclaimer

Coleg y Cymoedd takes every effort to ensure the information on this website is accurate at time of being live. Coleg y Cymoedd reserves the right to make changes or withdraw without notice any of the courses, course facilities or support described.

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Fees

Course Code

01F306YA

Career Progression

  • After successful completing of this course, you will be able to apply to a Nursing or Healthcare Professions related Degree or Higher Diploma course at a University or Higher Education Institution of your choice or into employment.

Potential Careers

Career Info

  • Health professional n.e.c.

    Average salary: £33,326

  • Therapy professional n.e.c.

    Average salary: £31,220

  • Health associate professional n.e.c.

    Average salary: £28,412

Description

Job holders in this unit group perform a variety of other health-related professional occupations not elsewhere classified in MINOR GROUP 221: Health Professionals. They may work autonomously or in teams with other health workers.

Entry Requirements

Entry is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications.

£22,601
£33,326
£57,896

Entry Level

Average

Potential

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