Foundation Degree Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

BPP Professional Education
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18-24 months
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Foundation Degree Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

Working as a Nursing Associate you will need to manage complex, sensitive and often pressured situations. You are in a position where compassion, trust and expertise are essential as you care for service users in a wide number of circumstances and with differing needs.

Through this programme you will become capable and competent, meeting the key care needs of all patient groups. You will appreciate each field of nursing practice and develop exceptional skills so you can meet the co-existing nursing and healthcare needs of service users. As you will learn whilst gaining hands-on experience you will be able to put your studies into practice immediately. You will see how your skills translate into the workplace, benefitting the service users, their families and your colleagues

Suitability - Who should attend?

To be admitted to the programme candidates in accord with NMC (2018) standards, the following requirements apply:

  • Level 2 Numeracy and Literacy
  • Capability and technological literacy to meet programme outcomes
  • Must be in employment in a care setting

Academic qualifications:

  • Key Skills Level 2 Maths and English
  • GCSE’s Grade 4 and above or
  • A Levels or
  • Demonstrate the ability to study a programme at academic level 4 through previously completed Level 3 study

Applicants will be required to demonstrate the appropriate values and attitudes for the programme in accord with the NMC Standards.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

What will you learn?

  • How to work in a range of care settings
  • Working effectively within a multidisciplinary team
  • Caring for individuals with complex care needs
  • Planning and evaluating care
  • Medicines management
  • Effective communications in a range of situations.

Skills and Behaviours

  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • Human Factors & Emotional Intelligence
  • Professionalism
  • Personal Development
  • Leadership and Management
  • Coaching and Supervision
  • Flexibility and Resilience

Qualifications achieved

  • Nursing Associate Level 5 Apprenticeship
  • Nursing Associate Level 5 Self-Funded
  • Nursing Associate (awarded by BPP University).

Training Course Content

  • Promoting Health and Preventing Ill Health Public
  • Professional Integrated Nursing Care Practice
  • Foundations of Integrated Heath Science
  • Integrated Evidence-Based Professional Nursing Practice
  • Developing Integrated Health Sciences
  • Practice Learning and Assessment A, B, C and D

Course delivery details

You will complete 25 hours of study during Theory blocks (46 weeks across the 2 years) and 25 hours in the practice setting during practice blocks (46 weeks across the 2 years).12 weeks holiday is modelled over the course of the 24 month programme.

Continuing Studies

  • Further career progression through work experience
  • Further career progression through further study
  • Upon successful completion of this programme, you could progress onto a Degree Apprenticeship in Nursing, specialising in either Adult, Mental Health, or Child.

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