This certificate of higher education enables healthcare support staff to develop the knowledge, skills and understanding needed to underpin effective practice. You’ll develop a wide range of practical skills and competencies, while exploring essential biological, social, political, ethical and psychological concepts. You’ll also build valuable numeracy, literacy, IT, communication and cognitive skills.
Key features of the course
Designed for healthcare support workers, aspiring assistant practitioners and aspiring nursing students
Includes a strong work-based element, for which you must be supported by your employer
Theoretical aspects studied mainly online
Includes work-based and academic assessment
- Builds a solid foundation for further study
A nationally recognised qualification in its own right, this certificate of higher education is also equivalent to the first stage of a foundation degree or an honours degree.
This certificate of higher education has one stage, comprising 120 credits.
How to apply
To apply for this course you will be taken to the provider's website, where you can find out more information and make an application.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
There are no qualification requirements for this course.