What is special about this course?
This course is part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) and provides the key skills and entry requirements you need to progress to higher education within health and social care.
You will develop an awareness of the skills required when working with varying groups of clients.
The aim of this course is to support your development to allow you to progress onto higher education with the goal to become a confident, and competent nurse who can provide effective compassionate care in a range of care settings.
- Family Friendly Study Programme
- No need for any previous qualifications
- Opportunity to study Higher Care
To apply for this course you must have been out of education for 5 or more years (if you have qualifications at Higher level).
3 or more years (if your qualifications are below higher level).
You must demonstrate in your personal statement your experience and commitment to working in this field.
This course aims to equip you with a thorough knowledge of human growth and development. Through theoretical study, this course builds the foundations to a career in either nursing, health or social care.
There is an opportunity to study Higher Care.
Some key units include:
- Healthy Eating
- Hepatitis B and C Infections
- Understanding of Mental Health and Mental Illness
- Caring for People with Dementia
- First Aid
- Human Body
- Child Protection Research
- Essential Skills
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Online Delivery
- Individual and Group Work
- Student Research
- Video/Power Point Presentations
- Reflective Writing/Practice
How long will my course last?
1 academic year
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
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?
On successful completion of this course you may choose to seek employment in a health or care environment.
You may be able to progress on to Pre-registration Nurse education or HNC Social Services or HNC Care and Administrative Practice.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.