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.
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.
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.
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.
Please note: Fees are payable for each year of study. Higher Education Fees for courses starting September 2020 have yet to be decided. We estimate that they will be confirmed by April 2020.
- 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.
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
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 is via a variety of relevant academic and/or professional qualifications.