Access to Nursing (SWAP)

Inverness College UHI


Inverness New Campus


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.

There may be an opportunity to study Higher 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

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Care, Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level