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Access to Nursing

West Highland College UHI

Venues

Auchtertyre Campus, Broadford Campus, Fort William Campus, Gairloch Campus, Kilchoan Campus, Kinlochleven Campus, Mallaig Campus, Portree Campus, Strontian Campus, Ullapool Campus

Content

This course is exactly what you will need if you are thinking of a career in nursing or care.

If you would like to train for employment in the health industry, this could be the course for you.

Health care is provided in settings such as nursing homes, residential homes, hospitals and resource centres for people with learning disabilities. The demands for a skilled health care workforce are increasing.

This course provides a range of topics both theoretical and practical related to working in this sector.

Care workers must operate from a good ethical value base and so you will study the principles underpinning the National Occupational Standards and National Care Standards. The programme will allow you to meet the professional standards required for registration with the Scottish Social Serviccs Council.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 or NC Child, Health and Social Care. You will attend an 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.

Start Date

September

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

34 weeks

Department

Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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