Access to HE Diploma: Nursing and Midwifery
This course is designed for people aged over 19 years and is ideal if you are interested in a career in nursing or midwifery. These professions change people’s lives daily – nurses support patients in a variety of important ways and midwives support and guide expectant mothers through their pregnancy and birth. This course is your next step towards a fulfilling career in nursing or midwifery and will give you the qualifications needed to study a university degree in either subject, but also a wide range of other health related degrees.
Whether you’re at the start of your career, wanting to move to the next level or wanting to make the move into this exciting field from other areas, this course will help you make that move.
You will study in college for 10 hours a week and complete the rest of your studies independently and in study skills sessions. If you are prepared to study hard, this is a great flexible course to fit around your lifestyle and working commitments - voluntary or paid work in a care setting will strengthen your university application and is recommended.
The Weston College Access team personalise your schedule of learning to suit you, and this is one of the reasons we see success and progression to university rates significantly above the national average.
Maths skills (drip rates and dosages etc)
With the discounts we offer most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees. If you are aged 19- 23 your tuition and exam fees could be free. All adult learners who are UK residents can take out up to 4 Advanced Learner Loans. Student Finance England will ‘write off’ any outstanding Advanced Learning Loan balances you owe on completion of an eligible Access to HE course.
You will be assessed by a combination of practical assessments, coursework, project work and examinations.
After completing this course, you could progress onto several degree courses, including midwifery or nursing.
Also there will be the opportunity to study at University Centre Weston on either the:
Biological Laboratory Sciences, FdSc
Health and Social Care Practice, FdSc
Integrated Mental Health and Social Care, FdSc
Health Care Assistant Practitioner Apprenticeship
Nursing Associate, FdSc (Higher Apprenticeship)
Counselling, FdSc (please note you would need a Level 2 Counselling Skills Qualification – but this can be studied at the same time).
Preparing learners for the future is an integral part of everything we do at Weston College. Whether you want to bolster your employment prospects, upskill or change careers, our friendly careers staff are committed to helping students get on the right career path.
As an adult learner at Weston College, you will have access to our specialist, highly qualified careers advisors who are on hand to assist you with making those important decisions about careers and course choices. Whether you need support with developing your employability skills, or you are investigating your future options, we’ll be there to help you through the process.
You can also use our free-to-access Career Coach programme to provide yourself with a detailed careers assessment, which you can then talk through with one of our advisors, as well as the assessment directing you to certain courses that will help you on your career journey. As a Microsoft College all students and apprentices are given FREE access to LinkedIn Learning – an online educational platform that helps individuals discover and develop business, technology-related, and creatives skills through expert-led course videos.
It is expected that applicants should have a GCSE grade 4/C in English and maths (Level 2 equivalents will be considered, but applicants must check that this will be accepted by their chosen university prior to starting on the Access course).
iAn interview is required for this course.
Most people qualify for FREE tuition and material fees due to discounts we offer. Click on the icon(s) below to find out what you’ll need to pay.
Full Fee: £3,384.00 ?
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