Pre-Access to Science & Nursing - Part-Time

1. Qualification details

Qualification name Certificate in Skills for Employment and Study in Health Sciences
Qualification level Level 2
Awarding organisation National Open College Network
Course type Part time
Course start date 07 September 2020
Additional price description Please see the college website for fee details
Funding information Advanced Learner Loans available
Attendance pattern Daytime/working hours

2. Course description

Our Pre-Access to Science & Nursing course is designed to provide mature (19+) learners with essential knowledge and skills that will support their progression directly into employment within the heath sciences or onto our Access to Science and Nursing ready to progress into higher education. This course, which will run one day a week, gives a foundation in both study skills and subject knowledge. Learners are introduced to life sciences which includes studying key topic areas in life science and the potential impact of current developments within the discipline. Learners will also have the opportunity to enhance their maths and English skills, as well as specific study skills sessions (such as spelling and writing, critical thinking, research skills, numeracy skills related to sciences etc.) to improve proficiency and build confidence to help aid the transition of getting back into education. Units may include: * Life Processes and Living Things * Human Biology Genetics Immunology * The Building Blocks of Chemistry * Nutritional Science * Health Psychology * Career Development and Employability **Fee Information** The full cost of the course is £725. You may also be eligible for our unemployment or low wage waivers. Alternatively, if your household income is less than £25,000 per annum, you may be eligible for our financial support scheme which covers the full cost of Pre-Access courses.

3. Entry requirements

Whilst this course has no official entry requirements, an interview will be required and learners will be asked to demonstrate an interest to progress within the area.

4. Equipment required

No equipment required

5. Assessment method

Learners will be assessed with written assignments, group work and by demonstrating an understanding of the unit

6. Venue

Name King's Lynn
Address Tennyson Avenue
PE30 2QW
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Phone 01553 761144

7. Other dates and venues

Venue Start date Options
No other date or venue available