If you’re looking for a career in nursing, midwifery or other related healthcare occupations and want a bridging course to get onto a university-level programme, this course can get you there. Nursing and midwifery are incredibly rewarding careers which are perfect if you have a caring nature and you are committed to supporting people through some of the most difficult and/or joyful times of their lives.
This course will prepare you for a degree in either subject area, equipping you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to progress onto this level of study. You’ll get a fantastic overview of how the human body works, as well as exploring the sociological and psychological aspects of health.
The role of the midwife is very diverse. She carries out clinical examinations, provides health and parent education and supports the mother and her family throughout the childbearing process to help them adjust to their parental role. The midwife also works in partnership with other health and social care services to meet individual mothers’ needs, for example, teenage mothers, mothers who are socially excluded, disabled mothers and mothers from diverse ethnic backgrounds.
If you want to or you are already working in a health care and nursing environment then this course could open up further opportunities for you. The course will cover Genetics, Human Physiology, Infectious Diseases, Reproduction and a host of other subjects and provide you a good ground and preparation for a degree course in Nursing and Midwifery as well as other related courses in health care and treatment.
The Caring Profession offers a variety of rewarding careers working with adults and/or children in the community. With an anticipated national shortage of nurses and midwives, there is no better time than now, to join this profession. Access courses are designed to provide adults with the opportunity to return to education and gain an A Level equivalent qualification, which is recognised by universities.
Course Length: 3 – 6 months;
Start dates: January April, July, September;