The Access to Higher Education Diploma – Health Care is an introductory course which develops the confidence, knowledge and skills necessary to be able to progress to and successfully participate in a relevant higher education programme and enhance employment potential. This is located in the Health, Social and Childcare (HSC) department.
Applications can be made from learners who do not hold any formal qualifications; however, a skills’ assessment and an interview will need to be undertaken to determine suitability for the course.
Learners with GCSE Maths and English Language at grade C or above do not need to undertake the skills’ assessment but will have an interview.
Applicants should have a positive disposition and deal well with challenges and be motivated, reliable and mature.
Successful completion of the qualification will prepare students for study in Higher Education in: adult nursing, paediatric nursing, mental health nursing, midwifery, audiology, paramedic science, speech and language therapy, ODP and social work.
• Anatomy and Physiology
• Health Care
• Investigative Project
• Communication Skills
• Presentation Skills
Teaching and learning will take place by a process of lectures, tutorials, seminars, discussions, demonstrations, blended learning and group work. Learners will be assessed by using a range of assessment strategies including presentations, reports, essays and class tests.
There will be additional course-related costs.
Brecon Beacons College