Pathways to Nursing, Paramedic Science and Care (January Start)

Qualification Qualifications Explained
Study Mode
Full Time

18 weeks - 2.5 Days per week

Start date
Jan 2024
East End
Applications open January 2024

Course overview

If you are looking to develop a career in the field of care, such as a social worker, nurse or paramedic, this short fulltime programme is ideal to give you  access to a Swap Access course or to return to education.  

The programme runs from end of January 2024 to June 2024 and takes place over two and half days per week. 

What you will learn

  • Sociology
  • Human Body
  • Values and principles
  • Human Development / Psychology
  • Core skills such as Communications.

Candidates will be assessed using a mixture of assignments such as: essays, class-based exams and presentations.

Entry requirements

What you need to quality for entry ...

Whilst there are no formal qualifications required, you must have good written and spoken communication skills and importantly, your life skills and experience will be key to your success on this course.

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:

  1. Why you wish to study this course.
  2. What type of work you would like to progress into in and why.
  3. What skills and qualities do you think makes and effective care worker/paramedic and why

Future prospects

You can progress to our SWAP Access to Nursing, Paramedic Science courses , as long as you meet the SWAP criteria and complete this course with a good reference from the class tutor.

Students can also progress onto various care related courses within Glasgow Kelvin College.

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