Nursing Professional Practice - Level 3 Triple Diploma
Course Code: SE1FE372
Prepare for a nursing career with this two-year Health and Social Care course.
Develop your academic and writing skills as you explore key topics such as human lifespan development, and apply your knowledge to a real-life setting with practical work experience.
Successful students will gain the maximum 168 UCAS points needed to progress to a nursing degree and become a fully qualified adult, children's or mental health nurse.
At B&FC, you will have access to first-rate facilities and excellent work placements with local employers. Our expert tutors provide lots of individual support to help you on your journey to this hugely rewarding profession.
To do this course you need 4 GCSEs at grades 9-4 (previously grades A*-C), including English, Maths and Science. We offer re-sit options for maths if required.
A level 2 health and social care qualification is beneficial but not essential.
On this course, you will complete work experience with a local employer in your chosen industry. Most employers require you to have a current DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service check).
You will also need to supply your address(es) of the past five years.
All 16-18 year old applicants will be invited to attend an interview to meet a tutor and ask any questions they may have about the course.
Teaching and Learning Methods
Throughout the course, you will spend 3 days a week in College gain valuable experience within a relevant healthcare setting.
At College, teaching is delivered in groups and supported by group activities and discussions. One-to-one support is also provided. Your timetable will also include time spent with teaching staff to support you in completing your written assessments.
When you start the course, we will assign you a progress tutor, who will support you throughout your time at College to ensure you reach your full potential. Their role will involve helping you to set academic and personal targets as well as develop career plans and employability skills.
Industry Placement and Field Trips
Other Costs and Equipment Needed
All staff involved in the delivery of further education courses within the College are approved to teach the subjects and modules they deliver. The approval process ensures that staff delivering a given programme are appropriately qualified and, where appropriate, possess relevant technical and industrial experience and professional practice.
Students who are 18 or under and resident in the EU pay no course fees. Read our tuition fees guide for students 19 and over.