Please ensure that you are clear of university entry requirements for international students.
In each subject you will be taught a range of units and each unit is assigned a credit value.
To succeed on this course you need to be committed towards your study and focused upon your career choice. Funding is not available for those aged 18 and under, and we would recommend that alternative vocational qualifications and A Levels are considered which support progression onto further or higher education and employment.
BELFT – This Access to HE course requires level 2 achievement in literacy and level 1 numeracy.
Your offer for entry onto our Access course may be conditional to a number of factors which may include achievement of level 2 in literacy and level 1 in numeracy, satisfactory performance at interview, evidence of recent study, evidence of relevant work experience and specific criteria for international students (please see below) BELGFT – This Access to HE course requires GCSE grade 9-4 (C or above) in English and maths.
Evidence of experience in Health and/or Social Care Professions is recommended.Upon successful completion of the course you will be awarded an Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health and Social Care). It is essential that you are aware if your university course requires you to have prior experience before applications are made.The social work course requires all applicants to have completed work (paid or voluntary) in a relevant sector.Please contact us on [email protected] or 01752 305300 if you would like any help discussing alternative options.Do you want to retrain for a qualified role in healthcare, social work or social care?If you do not currently hold a level 1 qualification in numeracy and level 2 in English, then you are invited to undertake a skills test as part of our interview process.Achieving on our skills test is sufficient to meet our entry requirements for Access to HE, however you are strongly advised to seek further advice from your chosen university regarding completing GCSEs as part of your application.It is your responsibility to ensure that you have clarified if enrolling on a GCSE is appropriate for you.If your university course does require you to study at GCSE level you could study alongside your Access Diploma, however you must understand the implications of not achieving your GCSEs.You will have to apply as a separate course, as well as your Access course, if this is your preference.The national changes in GCSE requirements for mature students are unique to each HEI.