PATHWAYS TO ACCESS HUMANITIES, NURSING, PARAMEDIC SCIENCE & CARE
This is a short full time programme from end of January to June over two and half days per week. It is aimed at people who are considering a swap access course or returning to education.
Therefore, people who have life experience and are wishing to return to education with their objective being a career as a teacher, social worker, nurse, paramedic or within the field of care.
What you need to quality for entry ...
Whilst there are no formal qualifications required, applicants must have good written and spoken communication skills.
Applicants will be given an offer based on their application form and personal statement
You need to provide a comprehensive personal statement with your application which MUST include the following:
- Why you wish to study this course.
- What type of work you would like to progress into in and why.
- What skills and qualities do you think makes and effective care worker/paramedic and why
- Human Body
- Values and principles
- Human Development / Psychology
- Core skills such as Communications and ICT.
Candidates will be assessed using a mixture of assignments such as: essays, class-based exams and presentations.
2.5 Days per week
January to June.
Students can progress to our SWAP Access to Humanities, Nursing, Paramedic Science courses , as long as they meet the SWAP criteria and complete this course with a good reference for the class tutor.
Students can also progress onto various care related courses within Glasgow Kelvin College.