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Pre-Access to Science & Nursing (19+) — Part-time

Course outline

You are interested in or currently working in the healthcare, social care or science sector or looking to progress onto an Access course.

You will learn about:

  • Working in Health and Social Care
  • First Aid
  • Mental Health
  • Safeguarding and Prevent

You can expect to study with our knowledgeable and friendly teachers who have relevant industry experience. You will complete a portfolio of work that will demonstrate your knowledge of the healthcare, social care and science sector.

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
111 Canal Street

Start: Monday 9th September 2024

End: Friday 4th July 2025

Tuition fees may be waived for this course if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Fees shown are based on 2023/24. Fees for 2024/25 are yet to be confirmed.

Tuition fee: £682.50

Course code: C032576 / Q035800


College Certificate


1 year

Level Other
Entry requirements

Level 1 qualification in a related subject e.g. Health and Social Care or experience within the healthcare, social care or science sector. You must be working towards a Level 1 or 2 in English and Maths.

Teaching & assessment

A portfolio of evidence and coursework.


Upon successful completion of this course, you can gain employment within the sector or progress onto an Access to HE course including Access to Nursing and Midwifery, Access to Life Science and Access to Social Work.