Access to HE Diploma (Health Professionals)

Course Code: ACH-L3-0-HD

Course Duration

1 Year

Course Type

Part Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

The Health Professionals route equips you with the skills you need for an exciting, challenging career in the health service. You’ll be introduced to the healthcare system, and discover the underpinning principles of care and reflective practice. If you dream of becoming a midwife, or are thinking of working in the NHS as a nurse or paramedic, this course will provide you with the tools you need to succeed in higher education.

An example of course units are:
– Communication within Healthcare
– Safeguarding
– The Roles and Responsibilities of Health Care Professionals
– Equality and Diversity within Healthcare
– Introduction to Sociology
– Understanding Poverty
– Abnormal Psychology
– Anatomy
– Human Nutrition and the Digestive System
– Human Reproduction, Growth and Development
– Brain Structure and Function
– Respiration and Circulation
– Technical Skills for Writing
– Preparing to Study
– Progressing to Higher Education
– Placement
– Speaking and Listening
– Extended Essay

The course provides UCAS points that will allow you to apply for courses in a wide range of fields including those within the health sector.
Careers: Midwifery, nursing (adult, child, mental health), paramedic, health promotion, social prescriber

3-5 GCSEs at grade C or above, including maths and English. Routes are available if you need to attain GCSE maths/English

Access to HE Diplomas are accredited by Open College Network West Midlands

Curriculum Area
Access to HE
Course Fee
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