• Location



    Greenock Waterfront

  • Attendance

    Full time
    Full time
    Greenock Waterfront
    Full time

Course overview

What will I learn?

If you would like to become an adult, mental health or learning disability nurse, but lack the necessary qualifications, this could be the course for you.

Access to Nursing is part of the Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) and is specifically for people who have been out of full-time education for at least 5 years. It prepares adult returners for entry into Higher Education within college or university.

You'll learn about:

  • Human Body/Anatomy
  • Dementia
  • First Aid
  • HIV
  • Preparation for Higher Education
  • Dementia
  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • IT

    What qualifications do I need?

    There is no formal entry requirement, but you must have been out of formal education for at least five years and have the ability to work towards SCQF level 6. For a place on the course, you will need to attend an interview, and provide a personal statement and two references.

    What can I do after?

    After successfully completing this course, you will have the skills needed to get a role at support worker level.

    After successful completion of the course you can progress to the HNC Healthcare Practice, or, apply to a number of Nursing related degrees such as BSc Adult Nursing, BSc Mental Health and BSc Learning Disability

    Please be aware that this course will not enable you to apply for Midwifery.



    Our students go on to achieve great things

    Don't take our word for it, read what they say.

    Richard Myczko now at University

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