Pre-Access Level 2 in Skills for Further Study in Health

Course: Certificate in Skills for Further Study in Health Level 2 - Pre Access
Location: Winsford
Dates: 11/09/2017 to 25/06/2018
Times: 09.30 to 15.00
Fee: £633.00
Weeks: 34



01606 74444

What is the programme structure?

To gain the certificate you will need to achieve 18 unit credits covering core and subject units.

Who is the programme for?

Anyone age 19 years or over. The Pre-Access Level 2 in Skills for Further Study in Health can help you to develop the skills you need for progression onto further study such as the Access to HE Diploma or employment. You will gain the study skills you need to be successful for higher levels of study.

How long does it take to complete?
34 weeks at 4 and half hours a week (one day per week)

What qualifications do I need?

There are no formal entry qualifications but you will be expected to have:

• Good communication skills.
• Be able to demonstrate to the course tutor that you have the commitment necessary for a one-year course.
• Attend an interview

Important information:
Applicants wishing to continue their studies by advancing to the Access to Higher Education Level 3 course will also need the following to comply with entrance requirements of:

• GCSE Maths and English - grade C or above

This means that to progress on to the next level, you may need to study the above in addition to your Pre-Access level 2 course. Applicants should discuss this with the tutor at interview.

What does it include?

The course will include units that will develop your study skills and units covering aspects of Sociology and Psychology, such as understanding mental illness and health, Psychology and Research Methods.

Are there any special facilities for the programme?

Will there be any extra costs involved?

How is the programme assessed?
Assessment is by Portfolio evidence and written tasks.

What award will I achieve?
Open College Network West Midlands Region Level 2 Certificate for Progression

Examining/Validating Body:
Open College Network West Midlands Region

What can I do next?

Progression onto Access to HE Diploma Level 3

Equal Opportunities:

Mid Cheshire College is committed to the implementation of a policy to achieve equality of opportunity for all staff, students and members of the community it serves. In doing so the College will actively work to achieve equality regardless of age, race, skin colour, disability, gender, marital status, sexuality and faith.

The College supports the government initiative ‘Every Child Matters’ and ‘Youth Matters’ and all courses include elements which contribute to students achieving the five outcomes, namely, being healthy, staying safe, enjoying and achieving, making a positive contribution and achieving economic well-being.

How do I get further information?

Contact the college on 01606 74444 alternatively visit the website or email

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