Access Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills for Further Study in Health Science Professions

The course will equip the learner with a Level 2 qualification to enable progression onto one of the Level 3 Access to HE courses to prepare you for university.
  • Overview

    Aimed primarily at learners who wish to pursue a career in one of the health/social care professions which require academic study at university, but who are not yet ready to study at Level 3.

    Learners who may not have maths and English at GCSE/Level 2 can study these alongside the certificate.

  • Who is this course for?

    The course is designed for learners who have been out of the classroom for a period of time and may need to secure their maths and English at Level 2/ GCSE before moving on to a Level 3 course.

    The course would be suitable for anyone wanting to begin their journey to work in work in a variety of fields within the health or social care industry. This includes but is not limited to nursing, midwifery, pharmacy, paramedic science or social work.

    Funding for the course is available for all 19-23 year olds with a previous full Level 2 qualification and funding is in place for all learners aged 24+ with or without a previous Level 2 qualification.

  • Entry Requirements

    There are no formal qualifications needed. Suitability for the course will be determined at interview.
  • Assessment Types

    Various assessment methods across the course. There are no formal end of year exams.
  • Units/Modules

    A mix of units that will teach the necessary academic and IT skills needed to build confidence with academic writing. Alongside this there will be units that will introduce the learner to areas of the Health/Social Care Professions.
  • Benefits/Skills

    The course will equip learners with the academic and IT skills needed for study. Learners will gain confidence in all areas of the subject and will gain support from tutors and peers.
  • Careers/Progression

    Progression onto one of our Level 3 access to HE courses
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