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nursing, health &
fitness Courses

Our Nursing, Allied Heath and Fitness 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 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.

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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.


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.


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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"I feel so supported. I don’t think we could have asked for better tutors. They always message us to make sure we are okay, do regular reviews via MS Teams and are always at the end of an email."

Luke Bond - Nursing Associate Apprentice at Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Luke Bond

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