Pathway to Nursing and Allied Health Professions

Working in a health care setting can provide a rewarding career choice. This course develops specialist knowledge, understanding and skills required to provide high quality supportive care for a wide range of adults. It provides opportunities to gain the formal qualifications needed to progress to HNC level study in relevant disciplines.

  • Social influences
  • Care values
  • Human development
  • Social influences
  • Practical skills for care 
  • Reablement
  • Human biology
  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Information and communication technology

  • Care assistant
  • Health care support worker

  • Successful completion of this course can lead to progression onto
  • HNC Healthcare Practice
  • HNC Social Services

Mandatory:

  • Successful interview
  • Clear Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check required. Further information on the PVG scheme will be issued to successful applicants prior to enrolment.

Plus one of the following:

  • Four National 5 awards (or equivalent) including English and Maths
  • NC Child, Health and Social Care
  • Successful completion of all units within the NQ Health and Wellbeing (SCQF Level 5)
  • Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant paid workplace experience or alternative qualifications will be considered

Further advice for full-time applicants:

• Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application
• Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
• Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately
• If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
• Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as; the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
• Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
• If your application is successful, you will be invited for interview, this may be individual or group interview
• If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email student.applications@forthvalley.ac.uk

Location

Falkirk Campus

Attendance

Full-Time

Start date

22 August 2022

End date

09 June 2023

SCQF Level

Level 6

Location

Stirling Campus

Attendance

Full-Time

Start date

22 August 2022

End date

09 June 2023

SCQF Level

Level 6