Flexible Access to Higher Education Healthcare Pathway

  • Level 3 Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

  • This course starts in October

  • Queens Road South, Bridgend Industrial Estate

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The Access to Higher Education Diploma is a recognised qualification which aims to prepare you for studying at degree level. If you’d like to go to university or change career direction but have no previous qualifications, an Access to Higher Education course can provide you with the subject knowledge along with techniques to help you back into studying.

With this flexible course, you will study in your own time through a mix of recorded lectures and attend one full day a week (Mondays). This course will suit health and social care workers who can continue to work but want to progress to nursing, midwifery, occupational therapy, and paramedic science.

Modules include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Health studies
  • Academic Skills/Professional Behaviours for Health Care Professionals
  • Numeracy for health professionals

The awarding body for this qualification is Agored Cymru.

You will be assessed through assignments or projects, including formal presentations. There are no formal exams, but you will have time-constrained tests and class-based activities.

  • Level 2 qualification
  • Applicants should ideally have valid life / work experience
  • You will complete a written exercise to establish support needs

A variety of higher education courses including degrees in Paramedic Science, Care Studies, Psychology, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational or Speech and Language Therapy.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Modules include:

  • Anatomy and physiology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Health studies
  • Academic Skills/Professional Behaviours for Health Care Professionals
  • Numeracy for health professionals

The awarding body for this qualification is Agored Cymru.

You will be assessed through assignments or projects, including formal presentations. There are no formal exams, but you will have time-constrained tests and class-based activities.

  • Level 2 qualification
  • Applicants should ideally have valid life / work experience
  • You will complete a written exercise to establish support needs

A variety of higher education courses including degrees in Paramedic Science, Care Studies, Psychology, Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational or Speech and Language Therapy.

Please note: Access to an appropriate digital device for learning is required for this course. You may be eligible for support with this; please visit our website for more information.

Queens Road South, Bridgend Industrial Estate, Bridgend

Queens Road Campus is situated on Bridgend Industrial Estate and supports many of our class-based Higher Education (HE) courses as well as being home to our Work-Based Learning team and Engage Training, the commercial training arm of Bridgend College.

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