Access to Higher Education Diploma Health Professionals Level 3

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  • Open College Network West Midlands

This Access to HE Diploma will provide you with the skills required to join the health service. You will gain an underpinning knowledge of skills for the health professions, such as care principles, reflective practice and an introduction to the healthcare system itself.

Career Prospects

Occupational therapist - help people overcome difficulties caused by physical or mental illness, accidents or ageing. - £21,500 to £41,000

Children's nurse - provide care for children and young people with acute or long-term health problems. - £22,000 to £41,000

Dietitian - diagnose and treat people with nutrition problems and help people make healthy lifestyle and diet decisions. - £22,000 to £41,500

You'll need:

- The ability to design and develop individual treatment programmes
- Excellent communication skills
- The ability to form good working relationships with a wide variety of people
- The ability to motivate clients who are disappointed or frustrated

Entry Requirements

3-5 grade C at GCSE or equivalent . Most Universities are now asking for a GCSE at C Grade in both Maths and English. You should have at least one of these, you will be able to study the other GCSE alongside your Access programme.

Additional Details

- A maximum of 3 days per week - days and times will vary dependant upon the options that are taken.

- Coursework, tests and research projects

After the course

You can use this qualification to gain entry to a university degree in health professions.

Access to Higher Education Diploma Health Professionals Level 3

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