Pre Access for Health Professions

 

Do you want to work in the Health Professions but feeling unsure about going to college? 

If you haven’t studied for years or feel you need to ease back into study, then this Pre-access for Health Professions course could be for you.   You’ll be with other friendly people with the same concerns, so you will not feel alone.  And with varied approaches to study and learning you’ll probably find it easier than you expect. And it isn’t all formal learning and exams.  We use a variety of study and assessment methods and will soon have you achieving more than you expected.

You can apply to be a residential or non-residential student (subject to availability).   Residential grants are available, please enquire and see if you are eligible.

 

Pre Access for Health Professions - 10 weeks - Daytime

Spring term: Week beginning 11th January 2016 - week beginning 18th March 2016 (daytime)

  • Investigating a Career (mandatory) 3 credits
  • Human health and Disease (optional) 3 credits
  • Human physiology (optional) 6 credits
  • Physiology and exercise (optional) 6 credits

 

Pre Access for Health Professions - 10 weeks - Two evenings per week

Summer term: Week beginning 16th May – week beginning 25th July 2016

  • Investigating a Career (mandatory) 3 credits
  • Human health and Disease (optional) 3 credits
  • Human physiology (optional) 6 credits
  • Physiology and exercise (optional) 6 credits]

If you already have a full level 2 qualification or above then you will not be eligible for this Preparing for Further Study course and we would suggest you apply directly for one of the Access to Higher Education Diplomas. A full qualification is a Certificate or Diploma. 

Tuition costs

If you are aged 19-23 years old and do not have a full level 2 qualification, or are 
unemployed, do not have a full level 2 qualification and receiving benefits and 
believe that attending the course will help you enter employment then you may not 
need to pay tuition fees.

If none of the above categories apply then the tuition fee for the course will be £362.

Accommodation and Food Costs

If your household income is less than £30,944 then you are eligible for a bursary to pay for your food and accommodation (if you choose to be a residential student). If your household income is more than £30,944 then you will need to pay for your food as you go along and for your accommodation (if you choose to be a residential student). Accommodation costs are £97.50 per week for a standard room and £117.50 per week for an en-suite room.

Childcare costs

If your household income is less than £30,944 then we may be able to provide support with childcare costs whilst you attend the course. Please phone 01865 759654 / 759798 for details.

 Download the  application form