Health and Care Studies (Pre-Access)

  • Level 2 Diploma

  • 1 year full-time

You can now apply for next year

(September 22/23)

This is the pre-access course for those wishing to progress to Access to Higher Education Level 3 Diploma in Health or Care.

You will learn about aspects of health, sociology, psychology and study skills and develop skills needed for progression to further study. There is also a focus on English and Maths skills.

Modules include:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Health studies
  • Safeguarding and counselling
  • Career planning
  • English
  • Maths
  • Communications / study skills

You will also develop study skills and academic skills throughout the course.

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.

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above or Level 1 equivalent as stated, as well as the ability to study and write at Level 1

After successful completion, you may be able to progress to a variety of Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma courses including Access to HE Health or Access to HE Social Care (social work / counselling route).

Enrolment fee: £40

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:

  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Health studies
  • Safeguarding and counselling
  • Career planning
  • English
  • Maths
  • Communications / study skills

You will also develop study skills and academic skills throughout the course.

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.

  • 3 GCSEs at grade D or above or Level 1 equivalent as stated, as well as the ability to study and write at Level 1

After successful completion, you may be able to progress to a variety of Access to Higher Education (HE) Diploma courses including Access to HE Health or Access to HE Social Care (social work / counselling route).

Enrolment fee: £40

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.

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