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Access to Higher Education Diploma (Nursing)  


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Course Summary

Code: Z01CF99H  

Starting: Flexible  

Location: Online E-Assessor  

Duration:  sessions over  week(s)

Time:  - first lesson is hrs

Cost: Available On Request  

Course Information Sheet


Providing an alternative route to Higher Education, these online Access to HE courses will work around your schedule and enable you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to succeed at University.  

Fee information
This qualification can be funded using an Advanced Learner Loan. If you are 19+ you may be eligible to access for free. For more information contact our team of Learning Advisors on 01752 660713. Fee includes Accreditation Online platform

Before you enrol on this course
You will be invited to undertake an initial assessment to ascertain your levels of English and Maths prior to entry on this course of study. You will need to speak to a learning adviser. Please contact us on 01752 660713.

Entry requirements
You must hold Level 2 qualifications in both English and Maths, or be working towards them alongside studying your Access to Higher Education Diploma.

Who is this course for?
The Access to HE Diploma is a full Level 3 qualification designed to prepare learners without traditional qualifications for entry into Higher Education (HE). The Diploma provides opportunity for learners to acquire and develop knowledge and skills needed

Course description
An Access to HE Diplomas for Nursing gives you all the knowledge & skills required to apply for a degree in all areas of Nursing, such as: Adult, Children, Mental Health or Learning Disability Nursing. This can lead to a career working in the NHS, the private sector, the community, research, or education. During this course topics of study will include: Preparing for Success Academic Writing Skills Preparing a Written Assignment Health & Wellbeing - ungraded Cell Biology - ungraded The History of the National Health Service Human Nutrition & the Digestive System The Role and Responsibilities of the Registered Nurse Social Factors in Health and Social Care Understanding Dementia The Human Muscular and skeletal systems Mental Health and Illness Human Immunity Understanding Poverty Human Disease & Prevention Equality & Diversity within Health Care Most universities accept Access to Higher Education Diplomas, but please check with your chosen establishment before you apply.

Will I gain a qualification?
Access to HE Diploma L3 Internally Assessed Online Assignments with External Validation Process.

How will the course be delivered?
This course will be delivered mainly online using our Pearl eLearning platrform - you will also be supported through blended tutorials and contact with your assessor.

Will I need to study or practise outside the classroom?
You will need to plan your study time carefully - this course is designed to be completed over 1 year.

How will I know I'm making progress?
Regular Assessment, Tutor Feedback and Module Grades.

What will I need for the course?
Computer or laptop with internet access.

Progression to Degree Level Study. Learning Advisors will be happy to provide you with information of what progression is available. Visit our website at www.oncoursesouthwest.co.uk or contact us on 01752 660713 to make an appointment.

Please Note:
Most courses attract a subsidy from the Education and Skills Funding Agency and can be used to match funding for ESF. It is a requirement of the ESFA that you complete various forms at different stages of your course, further information is available on request. Courses are subject to a minimum number of enrolments and could be cancelled if recruitment is low. In some cases, an alternative class at a different location may be offered. Room numbers are subject to change - please check when you arrive at the venue.


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