Access to Nursing (SWAP)

Inverness College UHI


Inverness New Campus


This is essentially the same course as the NC Health and Social Care. It aims to equip you with a thorough knowledge of human growth and development.

Through theoretical study and placement the skills required to work in health and social care settings
will be enhanced. This course builds the foundations to a career in either nursing, health or social care.

Entry Requirements

You must have been out of education for more than five years and your personal statement should reflect any experience and commitment to working in this field. Interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Higher Care

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Education, Health and Social Care

SCQF Level