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nursing &
Allied Health
Courses

Our Nursing & Allied Health courses take place in purpose-built, realistic working conditions, using specialist equipment designed to replicate real life scenarios where you are supported by experienced lecturers and professionals giving you confidence and skills to provide high standards of care to patients.

learn essential practical skills

Recently the focus on the NHS and the positive work they do has been bigger than ever. Our Nursing & Allied Health courses can provide you with essential practical skills to either start out or further your career in healthcare.

When taking one of our courses, you will have a combination of academic and practice-based learning working with professionals who have a wealth of hands-on experience of delivering health and social care across all fields of nursing. You will also have access to specialised equipment such as the Nursing Kelly within our onsite simulation suite will help to develop knowledge, skills and understanding when recognising patient needs.

Tamzin Irvin, curriculum lead for nursing and allied health at truro college.
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“We are so excited to be a part of shaping the future workforce in Nursing and Healthcare and helping to provide high quality care for the people of Cornwall.”

Tamzin Irvin - Curriculum Lead, Nursing & Allied Health at Truro College

practical environment

Our new purpose-built simulation suite based in the Fal building, provides a safe environment for you to experience real-life high-pressure scenarios whilst also providing the opportunity to practice basic nursing care, enabling you to become a qualified and confident healthcare professional.

progression

After completing one of our degree courses or Apprenticeships, you will have opportunities for progression by either enabling you to further your career as a qualified adult nurse, or by continuing your studies with a top up degree or higher-level degree.

Partnerships

The University Centre Truro and Penwith are proud to be working in conjunction the University of Greenwich and local health and social care providers to offer our range of Nursing and Allied Heath courses. We also work closely with Royal Cornwall Hospital Treliske where we provide an Apprenticeship for current hospital employees to become a nursing associate.

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BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practitioner

Full Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
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Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
Young nurse on the ward.

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Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
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Level 3 First Aid at Work

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
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NCFE Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
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BSc (Hons) Operating Department Practitioner

Full Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
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FdSc Health and Wellbeing

Full Time
Penwith College

BSc (Hons) Mental Health Nursing

Full Time
Truro College

FdSc Nursing Associate

Full Time
Truro College

BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing

Full Time
Truro College
Adult & Professional
Male instructor teaching first Aid Cpr technique to his students

Level 3 Paediatric First Aid

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
Young nurse on the ward.

Restore 2 Full Tool

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
hanging first aid kit and high visability vest

Level 3 First Aid at Work

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
The young adult female talks to the counselor about relationship issues she is having.

NCFE Level 1 Award in Mental Health Awareness

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
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The doctor wraps a bandage on the arm of the injured patient.

Level 3 Emergency First Aid in the Workplace

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
Nurse is treating patient after carpal tunnel syndrome operation at plastic surgery

Level 3 First Aid at Work Requalification

Part Time
STEM & Health Skills Centre Bodmin
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Caring for people is a passion of mine and I feel I have found my calling in life. You’re never too old to start a degree – it is one of the best decisions of my life and I am enjoying every minute of it.

Emma - BSc (Hons) Adult Nursing – Higher Level Apprenticeship
Emma Nurse

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Truro College
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Truro
Cornwall
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