Progressing to Nurse Associate

This course is ideal for

Current health care support workers who are considering undertaking higher qualifications to become a nurse associate or qualified nurse.

Course duration

54 hours

How the course is delivered

12 week programme to include 6×3 hour face-to-face sessions

Progression and benefits

The course will equip you to make a more informed decision about progressing within the sector and the possible routes that are appropriate for your particular needs and circumstances.

It will also provide you with the confidence to showcase your skills and talents at application and interview for Trainee Nurse Associate and Nursing Apprenticeship programmes.

Entry requirements

Applicant be currently working in the health and social care sector as a health care support worker.

About the course

With many routes into nursing now available, this part-time course provides an insight into studying at a higher level and the commitment involved.

Building on existing knowledge, it will develop your confidence in;

  • Understanding the roles and levels within nursing
  • Reading and writing for academic purposes
  • Applying effective research techniques
  • Thinking and writing critically
  • Applying for career enhancing courses
  • Performing well at interview

Fortnightly sessions allow for the course to fit around other commitments, whilst developing independent and autonomous learning.

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