Access Foundation Diploma: Health Science Professions (Level 2)

Access Foundation Diploma: Health Science Professions (Level 2)

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Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health Science Professions (Level 2)

The Certa Level 2 Diploma in Progression to Further Study in Health Science Professions is a nationally recognised qualification. It enables learners with few or no formal qualifications to gain the knowledge and skills they need to progress on to further learning in health science professions. It is the first step in a vocational progression route into higher education.

You will also study GCSE Maths and English alongside this course.

Duration 1 year
Study mode Full Time or Part Time
Start date 02/09/2019
Campus Technology Campus
Course code 73110-01
Fee £2,225.00

What you learn

All units are class-based and learning is facilitated by lectures, practical group work and ICT interaction. Lesson materials can also be accessed online via Google Classrooms.

Subjects taught on this course include:

• Human Physiology

• Human Health and Disease

• Health Studies

• Psychology

Study skills taught on this course include:

• Academic writing

• Study skills including reading, note taking and research skills

• ICT skills including word processing and spreadsheets

• Building numeracy skills such as data handling, fractions, decimals and percentages

• Improving English skills such as spelling, punctuation and grammar

You will also study GCSE Maths and English alongside this course.

Benefits / Skills you will develop

You will develop the academic skills, knowledge and understanding to enable you to progress to University and pursue a professional career of your choice.

How you will be assessed

Assessment includes coursework and exams across two semesters. Some units may include presentation elements. All work is internally and externally moderated by Certa assessors.

Where is the course delivered (facilities / classrooms)

This course is delivered at our Technology Campus.

Entry requirements

You will need GCSEs at grade D in English and maths (or equivalent). We would also take into account prior experience and general suitability for working in the health and social care sector. All applicants must have a successful interview and a satisfactory reference. Candidates must be committed to working in the health and social care sector, be professional but also caring, creative and energetic, have a sense of humour and a lively and outgoing personality.

Additional requirements: Successful interview and demonstration of appropriate sector care values.

What's next

Successful completion of the Level 2 Access to Higher Education Diploma will enable progression to the Access to HE Health Science Professions Diploma. However, you will also need to achieve grade 4 or above in both maths and English to progress to level 3 study.

Other progression routes include:

• Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 3

• Health and Social Care Extended Diploma - Level 3

Campus Locations

Technology Campus

Cookridge Street
West Yorkshire
0113 3861997
Nearest train station
Leeds Central Station, 0.5 MilesWebsite