Access to Integrative Healthcare & Therapies SCQF Level 5/6
What is special about this course?
The Access to Integrative Healthcare and Therapies programme is designed to equip candidates with the knowledge and skills required for progression to further and higher academic qualifications in Complementary Therapies, Integrative Healthcare, Science, Sports Therapy, Beauty Therapy. Healthcare or Social Care.
The Access to Integrative Healthcare and Therapies programme is suitable for anyone with an interest in complementary therapies or their integration within the healthcare sector, whether they:
- are already working within the NHS as a health practitioner, nurse, midwife or physiotherapy assistant
- are working within the sports and rehabilitation industry, hospices and palliative care
- have completed SCQF Level 5 in beauty therapy
- have completed SCQF Level 5 in Health and Social Care
- are school leavers with an interest in integrative healthcare
- are returners to education
- simply want a complete change in career.
Entry Prerequisites/Entry Qualifications:
knowledge of problem solving and research.
2 Standard Grades at General level or equivalent
3 National 4s
Satisfactory attainment of a SCQF level 4/5 course(s)
Applications are encouraged from mature students who do not possess formal qualifications but have the skills to meet the academic demands of the course.
Skills and Competences:
Applicants must have an understanding of the demands of the industry and accept the requirements of presentation, professionalism, data protection, health and safety and the integrative perspective of CAM & Healthcare. The ability to communicate with people is essential.
A mixed variety of units will be studied, providing
students with underpinning knowledge of many
aspects of complementary therapies, healthcare,
science, nutrition & wellbeing and ICT.
The core units specifically link with units set within
the HNC and HND Complementary Therapies
programme, thus enabling a smooth transition from
further education into higher education programme.
In addition, students will gain:
• knowledge of healthcare and science technology
• an introduction to First Aid
• knowledge of health and safety for use in clinics
and healthcare environments
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
How long will my course last?
January start - 5 months (for January start choose "I want to start in 2019/20" when completing online application).
August start - 1 academic year (for August start choose "I want to start in 2020/21" when completing online application).
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
Start dateJanuary or August
The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Progression to further and higher academic qualifications in Complementary Therapies, Integrative Healthcare, Science, Sports Therapy, Beauty Therapy. Healthcare or Social Care.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
Apply for Access to Integrative Healthcare & Therapies SCQF Level 5/6
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Moray College UHI. Moray College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.