NSCG | Level 2 Certificate in Skills for further study in Health
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Course overview

This course is ideal if you are considering a wide range of careers in professions such as social work, nursing, midwifery or teaching; it will prepare you for studying on the Access to Higher Education Diploma or any other Level 3 college course by improving your skills first.

The Certificate in Skills for Further Study Level 2 (Pre-Access) has been specifically designed to help develop some of the essential skills required for further and higher education courses. There will be focus on developing English, personal and study skills, and an opportunity to take your GCSE English and maths. Successful completion allows the awarding of an OCN Level 2 Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Health.
Develop skills in essay writing and how to read and use information from a variety of sources Learn useful background to the development of policies relating to health, education, work and benefits Learn useful background to ethical debates in a range of disciplines Commence planning for your future career

What else do I need to know?

The course will build in the opportunity to complete GCSE Maths & or English, to enable learners to progress to Level 3 and on to University.

What are the entry requirements?

There are no entry requirements for this course although you will complete an initial assessment at the start of the course, this will help to identify areas that you may require additional support for.

How is it assessed?

The course is assessed via coursework. The GCSE elemets are assessed through controlled assessment and exams.

What financial support is on offer?

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group is pleased to be able to offer financial support to help students meet the costs of attending College. If you are on state benefits or are on a low income you may be entitled to fee remission towards your course.
*This is at the Colleges discretion.

What can I do next?

Having completed the Level 2 qualification and achieved a grade C or above in GCSE maths and English you will be able to continue your studies by progressing onto the Access to HE Diploma level 3 course at Stafford College.

How do I find out more?

For further details please contact Dawn Cingoz by emailing dawn.cingoz@nscg.ac.uk or by calling 01785 275627

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