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L2 Pre Access Certificate in Health & Social Care Professions

Full-time L2 Pre Access Certificate in Health & Social Care Professions Level 2 | Certificate in Health and Social Care Professions

The aim is to prepare students for the full Access to Higher Education Diploma, whilst securing Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths (GCSEs). The Pre-Access course will also introduce you to some of the topics you will study on the full Access Diploma, as well as helping you to develop acade...

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September 2020Filton Campus2Apply Online

Tuition Fees

16-18

Between the ages of 16-18 you do not need to pay tuition or exam fees for your course.

19-23

If you are between the ages of 19 and 23 and have not achieved a full Level 2 or Level 3 qualification before, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (English or Maths Course etc.)

If you are 19 or over and taking an English or Maths course up to an including Level 2, and have not previously achieved a GCSE Grade A* to C or grade 4 or higher, then you may be entitled to a Legal Entitlement to cover the cost of your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 2 Course or Below etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying a level 2 course or below, you may be entitled to a Low Income/Benefit Waiver. If awarded, this Waiver will cover your tuition, exam and material fees.

19+ (Level 3 Course or Above etc.)

If you are aged 19 or over and studying on a level 3 course or above, and the Level 3 Legal Entitlement does not apply, you will need to pay the full cost of the course. You may however be eligible to apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the tuition fees.

Please make arrangements to pay your course fee costs at the time of enrolment. Payment is due prior to the start of your course. The option to pay via an instalment plan is available if required. Please contact the College directly for the most up to date course fees – these may be subject to change.

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Summary

The aim is to prepare students for the full Access to Higher Education Diploma, whilst securing Level 2 qualifications in English and Maths (GCSEs). The Pre-Access course will also introduce you to some of the topics you will study on the full Access Diploma, as well as helping you to develop academic writing skills. We want you to develop your knowledge and skills, but also to build new relationships, confidence and self-esteem. The course is delivered over 3 days and will allow you to complete your GCSEs in English and Maths, as well as studying a number of units that will help to develop your study skills.

What do I need to join?

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, but you should be able to demonstrate that you are able to operate at Level 1. There is no need to panic, as you will be supported at every stage of the programme. If you are a mature student who is looking to start a new career, then this course is perfect for you. Take your first steps towards your new career whilst gaining valuable experience, knowledge and skills.

How will I know how I am doing?

Assessments will be through assignments and a portfolio of evidence. You will complete units of work in psychology, sociology and information technology (IT). GCSE exams will be taken in English and/or Maths.

What can I do next?

On successful completion of the Pre-Access course and securing Maths and English GCSE at grade 4 or above, you will be able to progress onto the Access to Higher Education courses offered at the College. Some of the pathways require vocational experience alongside academic qualifications, and these will be discussed with you as part of the Pre-Access course. Please note that some Access courses require you to pass additional tests, such as an additional maths test for entry to the Access to Science pathway.

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Course information last updated: Tuesday 12th November 2019 @ 10.50am (5 days ago)

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