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News: Access to Nurs­ing cours­es help our stu­dents to join the NHS

Nhs Hands In

There has nev­er been a bet­ter time to con­sid­er a career in health­care and an access course can help you get there – even if you don’t cur­rent­ly have the nec­es­sary qual­i­fi­ca­tions!

Fol­low­ing the pan­dem­ic and the extra strains placed on the nurs­ing pro­fes­sion over the past cou­ple of years, there is now a larg­er short­age of nurs­es than there ever has been before. Nurs­es are need­ed to enter the health pro­fes­sion to help the NHS recov­er from the glob­al coro­n­avirus pan­dem­ic. There has nev­er been a bet­ter time to con­sid­er a career in health­care and an Access course can help you get there – even if you don’t cur­rent­ly have the nec­es­sary qualifications!

If you’re unsure of what an access course is, access cours­es are specif­i­cal­ly designed for adults aged 19+ who are return­ing to edu­ca­tion who want to study for a uni­ver­si­ty-lev­el course, but don’t have the nec­es­sary qual­i­fi­ca­tions. Our access cours­es are a fast-track route to degree-lev­el study and are tai­lored to spe­cif­ic careers like nursing. 

Did you know?

  • There is a glob­al short­age of over 6 mil­lion nurs­ing jobs?
  • In the UK over 50,000 new nurs­es will be need­ed by 2025 to help the NHS to ful­ly recov­er from the impact of the coro­n­avirus pandemic. 


    How much will it cost? 

    Fund­ing for our Access to Nurs­ing cours­es is pos­si­bly avail­able through an Advanced Learn­er Loan and if you progress on to uni­ver­si­ty fol­low­ing study­ing with us, then you won’t need to repay your tuition fee for the Access course. 

    Some of our Access stu­dents shared: 

    Ade Access Nursing

    My lec­tur­er was so sup­port­ive and encour­ag­ing, and I’m deter­mined to become a nurse. 

     — Ade — Access to High­er Edu­ca­tion student
    Emily Nursing 1

    Nurs­ing can give refresh­ing new chal­lenges every day. You expe­ri­ence the good, the bad, and all of the in-between – there’s noth­ing more reward­ing than that. 

     — Emi­ly — Access to High­er Edu­ca­tion Nurs­ing & Mid­wifery student

    Courses for adults aged 19+

    Did you know we have hun­dreds of cours­es designed just for adults? 

    Whether you’re look­ing to try some­thing new, learn a hob­by or up-skill to progress your career, we have a range of flex­i­ble study options. You can learn online, on cam­pus or at one of our com­mu­ni­ty venues. 

    You may even be able to study for free!

    Published on:
    • 3rd March 2022 (4:30 PM)
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