Access to Nursing (SWAP)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus, Langside Campus


This course will introduce you to a range of science and healthcare subjects to develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required for progression to a university degree programme or HNC course at SCQF Level 7 in nursing or a health related field.

Content includes:
First Aid; Prevention of infection; The Human Body; Numeracy; Communications; Dementia; Understanding Mental Health Issues; Preparing for Higher Education; Other nursing/health/science related units.

Assessment will be continuous, with a mix of practical and theoretical assessments. There is no final examination.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. You should have been away from formal education for at least 3 years. You will be invited to attend an interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant HNC or degree programme.

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health Care

SCQF Level