Access to Higher Education: Health & Social Care

This course provides students with a qualification that leads into a chosen career in the health and social care sector. Students will study Human Biology, Psychology and Sociology, together with the core subjects.

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Health and Social Care professionals need to have an empathy for people and a good understanding of the theoretical and practical issues involved in their profession in order to do the job efficiently. These qualities will allow them to cope effectively with the demands that working in this sector in the 21st century entails.

BTEC Technical Awards in Health and Social Care, Children’s Play, Development and Learning went to: Halle Craven-Oakes, Abi Dickens, Ruby Prowse, Abi Sara, Aleisha Sinclair, Josh Skelton, and Shannon Tann.

BTEC Technical Awards in Health and Social Care, Children’s Play, Development and Learning went to: Halle Craven-Oakes, Abi Dickens, Ruby Prowse, Abi Sara, Aleisha Sinclair, Josh Skelton, and Shannon Tann.

Where will it take me?

The Access to Higher Education programme is designed to give you the necessary grounding to progress on to Higher Education courses. The majority of British Universities will accept Access to Higher Education courses as an alternative to A Levels and other more traditional routes. In previous years students have gained places to train as nurses, teachers, and occupational therapists as well as paramedics, social workers, counsellors and midwives. Others have chosen to follow degrees in other caring professions and in a diverse range of subjects, including Anthropology, Forensic Science, English, Zoology and Journalism. 

How to Apply

Applications for September 2020 are still open.

Call us on either 01872 267000 (Truro) or 01736 335000 (Penwith) and we'll send you one in the post. Alternatively, you can DOWNLOAD AN APPLICATION FORM HERE and return it to ENQUIRY@TRURO-PENWITH.AC.UK

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