Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health

Start Date

Mon Sep 07 2020

Day / Time



1 year



Access to Higher Education Diploma: Health

If you dream of working as a health professional but don't have the qualifications you need, then our Access to HE Diploma for Health Professionals could be for you.

Our Access to HE Diplomas provide the ideal way to get on track if you don’t hold the necessary qualifications that you need to get onto a degree course. They will give you the stepping stone to success and support towards a University place.

Our courses provide a QAA verified level 3 qualification, which prepares our students for life on a degree programme. All our courses run at times to fit around family commitments and better still you could be studying for free. We even offer our students free car parking and run a childcare voucher scheme.

The Diploma consists of Level 3 academic subject sets and a study skills unit comprising of:

  • Psychological Aspects of Health and Illness
  • Professional Skills in Health Care
  • Health Promotion
  • Higher Skills in Mathematics – Statistical Analysis of Data, Data Collection,
  • Human Biology, Health
  • Humans Against Disease
  • English Language

 This course is not a higher education programme but is designed upon successful completion to enable you to go on to study a higher education course. Before coming to one of our enrolment events you need to know which Access to HE Diploma you need to study to get onto your degree course.

What about after the course?
  • Officers in armed forces
  • Senior police officers
  • Senior officers in fire, ambulance, prison and related services
  • Medical practitioners
  • Dental practitioners
  • Physiotherapists
  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Paramedics
  • Medical and dental technicians
  • NCOs and other ranks
  • Police officers (sergeant and below)
  • Fire service officers (watch manager and below)
  • Prison service officers (below principal officer)
  • Public services associate professionals
  • Nursing auxiliaries and assistants
  • Ambulance staff (excluding paramedics)
  • Dental nurses
  • Houseparents and residential wardens
  • Care workers and home carers
  • Senior care workers
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Entry level

Baltic Campus