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Access to Nursing (SWAP)

West Lothian College

Content

This course is a good option for those interested in the adult, mental health or learning disability branches of nursing (note: it is not suitable for other branches). It gives you the knowledge, core skills and confidence to progress on to a university course to study nursing. It is suitable for those who have not been in formal education for at least three years, or five years if you have Higher or equivalent qualifications.

The course includes:

Medical terminology; Social influences, values and principles; Human development and behaviour; Human biology units; Communication, numeracy and IT.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. This course is for those who want to enter a degree programme in nursing and have been out of full-time education for at least three years, or 5 years if you already hold SCQF Level 6 or above qualifications. Entry subject to interview.

Progression Routes

On successful completion of the course, students can apply to adult, mental health or learning disability branches of nursing through UCAS.

Start Date

August

Qualification

Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Nursing

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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