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Health Professions Level 3 - Full Time
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|Access to Higher Education: Health Professions Level 3||07/09/2020||02/07/2021||Stephenson Campus||
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16-18 Students (Age at 31st August)
19-23 Students (Age at 31st August)
- Students studying their first level 2 course
- Students studying their first level 3 course (Some level 3 courses are not included, so please check with Student Services)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 or 2 course (see list of benefits below)
24+ Students (Age at 31st August)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 1 course (see list of benefits below)
- Unemployed, looking for work and on an acceptable benefit studying a level 2 course (see list of benefits below)
- Apprenticeships are free of charge for the learner (you are actually paid a salary!)
- There is no upper age restriction to enrol onto an Apprenticeship programme, so long as you are 16+ years old.
- Working hours are usually between 30-40 hours per week which includes your release to College.
- There may be a fee for the employer willing to support you, but this depends on a few factors.
Please contact 01530 519 001 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions regarding an Apprenticeship programme.
List of benefits
- Jobseeker's Allowance
- ESA (WRAG) (Work Related Activity Group)
- Universal Credit (Must be unemployed and required to undertake skills training)
- Wider Benefits – see list below
Wider benefits that are acceptable
In all cases the learner must:
- Be unemployed (i.e. not in any paid employment)
- Want to enter employment but need skills training to do so
- Sign the waiver agreement confirming the above
- Show current proof of the benefit
Child Tax Credit
Child's Special Allowance
Council Tax Benefit, administered by local authorities
Disability Living Allowance [Being replaced by Personal Independent Payments] (If paid to learner)
Graduated retirement benefit
Housing Benefit, administered by local authorities
Pensions payable under the Industrial Death Benefit scheme
Reduced Earnings Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
Retirement Allowance, see industrial disablement benefit above
War Widow's pension
Widowed Parent's Allowance
Working Tax Credit. (If paid to spouse, not the learner)
Reference: Funding Rules Version 2020-21
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More information about this Course
The Access to Health Professions Course is a full-time course designed for mature students who have been out of education for some time and wish to develop their confidence and academic skills before progressing onto university to participate in nurse training or to train in other health professions.
What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?
You will need to have GCSE Grade C or Grade 4 in English and/or Maths
How Long Is The Course?
What Will I Learn?
You will study units in Biology, Psychology, Health Studies and the Sociology of Health. You will also study topics such as Maths, IT for Academic Study and a range of Study Skills to help prepare you for Higher Education.
How Will I Learn?
You will learn using a variety of methods including presentations, class discussions and debates, role play, group and individual work.
How Will I Be Assessed?
The course is continuously assessed through written assignments, reports, presentations and timed assessments.
Where Could This Course Lead To?
Successful completion of the course can lead to a Higher Education in midwifery, adult nursing, mental health nursing, paediatrics or other health professions.
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