The purpose of Pearson BTEC Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Practice (Nursing and Healthcare Support pathway) is to develop students as professional, self-reflecting individuals able to meet the demands of employers in the healthcare sector and adapt to a constantly changing world. The qualification aims to widen access to higher education and enhance the career prospects of those who undertake it. The Pearson BTEC Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Practice (Nursing and Healthcare Support pathway) offers students a broad introduction to the subject area via a mandatory core of learning, while allowing for the acquisition of skills and experience through the selection of specialist optional units This effectively builds underpinning core and specialist skills while preparing the student for further progression to Level 5. Students will gain a wide range of sector knowledge tied to practical skills gained in evidence-based practice, personal research, self-study, directed study and workplace learning and experience.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
Additional entry requirements
As part of the mandatory course requirements, learners are required to complete a mandatory work experience element. In addition, learners are required to undergo a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring (DBS) check to verify their fitness to practice in vocational areas where they may come into contact with vulnerable people.
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£8000||Year 1|