You will need four relevant Standard Grades at Credit Level, or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 5 or equivalent.
A place on the course is subject to an interview process.
Two supportive references are required and successful applicants will be disclosed.
Who is this course for?
If you aspire to be a nurse or midwife or gain employment in the medical sector then this course could be ideal for you.
What subjects will I be studying?
As the course progresses you will study subjects such as:
Working as a Team in a Care Setting
Caring for People with Dementia
Psychology and Mental Health
Successful students will achieve three externally examined Higher Awards:
Students will have the opportunity to undertake a period of practical placement. Placements are health focused and enable students, in a professional environment, to relate theory to practice
How many days will I be in college?
Normally 3 days, however you will be given your timetable when you attend your Induction Day.
How will I be assessed?
You will undertake continuous class based assessments during the course.
What can I do next?
If you successfully pass this course you may be considered for the HNC Health Care or HNC Social Care.
This will depend on your results and positive feedback from your lecturers.
Successful completion of this course meets the entry requirements for the Diploma in Higher Education in Nursing (Adult and Mental Health).
How do I fund my course?
You should apply for a Bursary. You can get a Bursary/EMA Application Pack from the Student Finance Office located in the Student Information Centre at Ayr Campus once you have been offered a place on the course.
Due to the large number of applications we have received for this course, we regret that all available places have been filled.
Would you like to look for an alternative course?
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