Access to HE: Health Professions Level 3 Diploma

Activate Learning
Course summary
Professional Training
1 year
Full time
Banbury, Oxford, Reading

Course description

Access to HE: Health Professions Level 3 Diploma

Get the skills and qualifications you need to get onto a healthcare course at university and start on your way to a career in the NHS or other related healthcare organisation.

Suitability - Who should attend?

To be eligible for a place on an Access to HE Online program, you must have GCSE English and maths at grade 4 (C equivalent) or above, or a Functional Skills Level 2 qualification.

Training Course Content

What you’ll learn

  • The main aim of this course is to prepare students for study at university. Students will receive subject specific study skills, as well as tuition in subjects that are relevant to their chosen degree course.
  • You will study modules covering Introduction to Cell Biology, Aspects of Human Physiology, Practical Investigation, Human Reproductive Biology, Infectious Diseases, Introduction to Chemistry, Biological Molecules, Core Principles in Chemistry, Introduction to Professional Healthcare Practice, Health Promotion and a Research Project.
  • As well as developing subject knowledge, you will improve your communication, personal and study skills through a core program that also provides one-to-one tutorial support.
  • This course is designed for anyone wanting to progress into a career in the NHS or other health related organisations. You can progress on to higher education to study for some of the various roles that come under the banner of the allied health professions (AHPs):?
  • The Allied Health Professions (AHPs) comprise of 14 distinct occupations including: art therapists, dieticians, drama therapists, music therapists, occupational therapists, operating department practitioners (ODPs), orthoptists, osteopaths, paramedics, physiotherapists, podiatrists, prosthetists and orthotists, diagnostic and therapeutic radiographers, and speech and language therapists.
  • Activate Learning has helped over 300 Access to HE students progress on to university. OFSTED rated us ‘good’ in December 2017, with many outstanding features for our Access programs.

Course delivery details

The program is one year in duration and is delivered at college. This is a full-time course with 13 hours tuition per week, however you will also need to make additional time available outside of classes for research and assignment work.

Teaching will take the form of lectures, discussions, group work and self-directed learning.

Although the program is intensive, it is structured in a way that recognises the pressures on mature learners. Many students successfully balance the programs with work, family, and childcare commitments.

About provider

Activate Learning

Activate Learning is a forward-thinking education group that aims for far-reaching, progressive change and impact through learning. We work with learners as individuals, helping them make the choice of course and career pathway that’s right for them. Our mission is to provide work-ready talent for business, and...

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Activate Learning

Oxford City Centre Campus
Oxpens Road
OX1 1SA Oxford Oxfordshire

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