Access to Health Professions - Including Nursing - SCQF 6 (19 Aug 2024 - 13 Jun 2025)

The Access to Health Professions - including Nursing SCQF Level 6 course comprises of a collection of units at Higher level. The course includes a care work placement. The Award also includes NPA in Health and Social Care.

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Borders College, Scottish Borders
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This course is available on the Borders College website.

Description

The Access to Health Professions - including Nursing SCQF Level 6 course comprises of a collection of units at Higher level. The course includes a care work placement. The Award also includes NPA in Health and Social Care. If you have been out of education for 3 years you will be eligible for Access to Nursing status, this will be confirmed once you enroll on the course. This course is also part of the Scottish Wider Access Programmes (SWAP). SWAP programmes are for adults who have few or no formal qualifications and who have been out of full-time education for at least three years (five years if you have Highers or an HN). Successful completion can lead you to a place on an HNC or degree course at college or university in the east of Scotland (for more information about SWAP and progression options, visit the SWAP East website (https://scottishwideraccess. org/east)

Qualifications

Higher Health units at SCQF level 6:Higher Human Biology Units, Lit 1 and Communication (equivalent to Higher English),Preparation for HE/Academic writing skillsUnderstanding Mental Health and Mental Illness,Caring for Individuals with Dementia, Social Issues in the UK (Scottish context), Leadership in Practice Numeracy @ level 5NPA in Health and Social Care:Human Development & Social InfluencesSafeguarding PeopleCommunication in Care RelationshipsSafe Practice & wellbeing in Social Services

Delivery

Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College/ online, 1 day per week on placement

Location

Scottish Borders Campus

Entry requirements

An award in Child, Health and Social Care Higher, or a minimum of 4 National 5 awards, to include both English and Biology. Applicants may be required to complete a preparatory course as a condition of being placed on this course. Applicants applying under the SWAP scheme will be considered according to the SWAP entry requirements.

About Borders College

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Whether you are a school leaver, returning to learning or striving to improve your skills and knowledge in the workplace, Borders College can help you achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Borders College is located in the Scottish Borders and offers a wide range of courses, from an introductory level through to advanced courses at Higher National level. They include a full range of apprenticeships courses, from modern apprenticeships to foundation apprenticeships. We also provide a large number of industry-based training courses for businesses throughout Scotland.

Courses are available to study full-time or part-time, during the day or in the evenings and at a variety of locations, depending on the needs of our students.

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