A relevant Level 2 qualification and a preference of GCSE 9-4 (grade A*- C) in English and maths (otherwise you will be required to sit a test in those subjects). Students without English & maths GCSEs will also study one GCSE alongside this course. A DBS check is required.
Who is the course for
The programme has been designed for students who wish to pursue a career in Nursing and/or Health related fields, returners to education or healthcare assistants.
IT, Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Research Skills, Study Skills and complete a Work Experience placement. English, numeracy and IT skills are developed as part of the programme
Group discussion, video, tutorial, lecture, practical work, role play, resource based learning, hospital/care work experience, presentations and small group work.
How is the course assessed
Coursework, essays, exams and presentations. You will be required to submit a completed portfolio of units to the awarding body. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded an Access to Higher Education - Diploma in Nursing by the Open College Network London Region.
Where next - Further Studies
Entry to Nursing Degree or vocational training for health careers e.g. Radiography, Speech Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Midwifery, Health promotion.
Please bring writing materials, A4 folders and a USB memory stick to your first class. You may be advised to purchase text books for some subjects. You will also complete a DBS enhanced check costing £44 (subject to change). There may be trips during the year but costs are kept to a minimum.
How to Apply
To apply for a course choose one of these methods:
- Online - click the Apply Now button, fill out the form and submit
- Post - if you would prefer to submit a paper form please click here to download a copy. Please fill it out and return it to: Admissions, Harrow College, Lowlands Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 3AQ.
When we have received your application we will contact you to arrange an interview time.