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Care and Administrative Practice - HNC - FT

Borders College

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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Scottish Borders Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    36 weeks

Course summary

COURSE INTRODUCTION

Enhanced route: This HNC provides the first year of Nursing training and/or can be seen as a stand-alone qualification that offers a range of possible progression routes to degrees or education for Professions Allied to Medicine. The subject areas include Physiology for Care Professionals, Principles of Professional Practice, Safe Working Practice for Care and Individual Pathways in Health and Social Care. Full-time placement work is allocated in 3 separate blocks throughout the academic year. An Edinburgh Napier University Student Nurse uniform and badge is provided for placement work. Non-enhanced route: The subject areas include Physiology for Care Professionals, Principles of Professional Practice, Safe Working Practice for Care and Individual Pathways in Health and Social Care., , This option is available for progressing Borders College students, who have successfully completed 1 Higher. The placement allocation is 15 hours per week. Students on the non-enhanced route are required to purchase their own uniform and badge for placement. The cost for this is approximately £30. Guidance will be given on the choice of uniform to purchase prior to placement commencing

QUALIFICATIONS

HNC Health Care at SCQF Level 7

PROGRESSION OPPORTUNITIES

Enhanced route: Successful students who have achieved an A or B in their graded unit may apply to enter into the second year of a Nursing Degree at Edinburgh Napier University. The HNC also provides for a wide range of possible progression routes to degrees in Dietetics, Physiotherapy or Social Sciences, and Paramedic training. Students may opt to apply for a job in Health Care with a recognised qualification. Successful students who have achieved an A in their graded unit may also apply to Queen Margaret University (QMU) to study a Bachelor of Nursing Honours Degree.
Non-enhanced route: Successful students may apply to progress to the first year of a Nursing Degree at Edinburgh Napier University.

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University information

Borders College

  • Campus address

    Borders College, Scottish Borders Campus, Nether Road, Galashiels, Scottish Borders, TD1 3HE, Scotland

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