If you would like to train to become a nurse (adult nursing) and are already working as a healthcare support worker/healthcare assistant, this unique practice-based qualification is for you. It enables you to stay in work while you study – provided you have the support of your employer and suitable practice can be agreed. On successful completion of your studies, you’ll be eligible to apply for registration as a qualified nurse.
Please note that the final enrolment date for this qualification will be January 2020, after which it will no longer be available to new students. You must complete your study by 31 December 2025. The new BSc (Honours) Nursing (R39) will be available from Autumn 2020, subject to approval by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC).
You must meet the entry requirements specified by the NMC. You must have National 5 English and Maths or Applications of Maths. You must be sponsored by your employer (you can’t fund yourself on this programme) and working in healthcare practice in a caring role. All applicants will be invited to a face-to-face interview as required by the NMC. Good health evidenced through self-declaration of health status, occupational health screening, review of previous sickness and absence record and two references, one of which must be from your current employer.
Computer and internet access required.
Distance and Flexible learning
Nursing and Health Care Practice