Healthcare Professions’ Support for England at University Campus Oldham - UCAS

University Campus Oldham

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Pearson Education Ltd

Healthcare Professions’ Support for England

Course summary

This qualification has been designed for those working as or seeking to become trainee assistant practitioners and, ultimately, assistant practitioners in healthcare. Assistant practitioners work in diverse healthcare environments, including the NHS and independent sector, e.g. primary, secondary and tertiary care, diagnosis, therapeutic inpatient and outpatient departments, theatres, GP practices, community settings, rehabilitation services. They support a wide range of practitioners, including registered nurses, occupational therapists, speech and language therapists, diagnostic radiographers, physiotherapists, general practitioners, doctors of medicine, surgeons. This course offers a stimulating and challenging programme of study that will be both engaging and memorable for students. The essential subject knowledge that students need to progress successfully into further study or the world of work. With a simplified structure: students undertake a substantial core of learning in the Level 4 HN Certificate and build on this in the Level 5 HN Diploma, with an optional unit linked to their specialist area of study. The content has been refreshed, to closely aligned with employer, professional body and higher education needs.


1: Law, Policy and Ethical Practice 2: Demonstrating Professional Principles and Values in Health and Social Care Practice 3: Supporting the Individual Journey through Integrated Health and Social Care 4: Fundamentals of Evidence-based Practice 5: Principles of Health Education 6: Effective Healthcare Practice Using Maths 7: Applied Anatomy and Physiology

Assessment method

Assessments may include elements of: • practical assessments • portfolios of evidence • data analysis • case studies • written reports • assignments • presentations • work-based evidence with employer verification statements.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

• GCSE English and Maths grades at C/4 or above, or equivalent Level 2 qualifications • a BTEC Level 3 qualification in business or a similar field • a GCE Advanced level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. • Other vocationally related level 3 qualifications • An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an approved further education institution Mature students may present a more varied profile of achievement that is likely to include extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector. Applicants may be invited to an interview to discuss their qualifications and experience.

English language requirements

English language requirements: • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) level B2. • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 51. • IELTS 5.5; reading and writing must be at 5.5 • Or equivalent.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £5995 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

Enhanced DBS is required, approximately £50
Healthcare Professions’ Support for England at University Campus Oldham - UCAS