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Start Date: Duration: Level: Study mode: Course location: Course Type:
September 1 Year 3 Part-Time - Day Washington Campus Access to Higher Education
September 1 Year 3 Part-Time Evening Washington Campus Access to Higher Education

What’s it all about?

This course is for students who are aged 19 and above who are wanting to apply to university for degrees in Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Child Nursing, Learning Disability Nursing, Midwifery, Physiotherapy, Radiography, Occupational Health, ODP and Public Health.

You will need a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade C/4 or a full level 2 plus maths and English at level 2.

You will also need to complete an English and maths assessment and attend an interview.

Study level Cost
19+ please enquire

You will learn through lectures, tutorials, workshops and self-study

Continuous Assessment involving building a portfolio to include:

Essays, reports, projects, academic posters, leaflets, internal exams approx. three assessments per unit and two internal exams.

What’s next?

After successfully completing your course you could progress onto a university courses and progression to careers in the NHS and the Caring Professions.

Average salary for qualified Nursing staff = £23,000 approx.

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Nurses provide general and/or specialised nursing care for the sick, injured and others in need of such care, assist medical doctors with their tasks and work with other healthcare professionals and within teams of healthcare workers. They advise on and teach nursing practice.

Medium Salary

£ 30480

32157 people employed as Nurses in the current year.

Nursing Auxiliaries and Assistants

Nursing auxiliaries and assistants assist doctors, nurses and other health professionals in caring for the sick and injured within hospitals, homes, clinics and the wider community.

Medium Salary

£ 16043

15860 people employed as Nursing Auxiliaries and Assistants in the current year.

Dental Nurses

Dental nurses prepare patients for, and assist with, dental examinations, prepare and sterilise instruments and maintain case records.

Medium Salary

£ 13811

2566 people employed as Dental Nurses in the current year.

93.1%of our students progressed to further study, university of employment.

(*Based on 16-18 year olds destination data, 2019/20 academic year)

Why choose Sunderland College?

Consistently high achievement rates

Rated Good by Ofsted

*Ofsted June 2016

Excellent student support

Recognised regionally and nationally for our high-quality approach to careers education