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'Access to...'

Useful Information

  • Mode of study:

    Full Time

  • Level:


  • Duration:

    1 Year

  • Awarding/validation body:

    OCN London


Course Overview

This course provide learners with the knowledge and understanding essential to the health and social care sector, supporting progression to further education. (HE) for adults returning to education.

Course Highlights

Students will be provided with the opportunity of participating in community charity events, visits to Health & Care settings and museums.

Career Opportunities & Further Study

The Access to HE Diploma is a qualification which prepares learners for study at university. It is designed for adults who would like to study in UK Higher Education but who do not have the necessary entry qualifications, such as A Levels.

It offers a general introduction to study skills and key areas of knowledge within the subject(s) taken, helping adults to become independent, self-directed learners and prepare them for the demands of undergraduate studies. It offers a positive and supportive learning experience where adults can build their skills and confidence.


In order to achieve the Access to HE  Level 3 Diploma in Health and Social Care, students must achieve the internally assessed unit assessments for:

It has a qualification credit value of 60 credits:

  • 45 credits graded at Level 3 in academic subject specific units and
  • 15 credits ungraded at Level 2 or Level 3 (mainly in study skills units)

The Access to HE Diploma assessment mechanism incorporates:

  • assessment tasks which are designed and set by the Centre
  • internal assessment of students work
  • internal and external moderation of assessment.

Entry Requirements

All applicants will be required to take an English and Mathematics assessment, regardless of previous qualifications. You must achieve a Level 2 in English and a Level 2 in Mathematics to be accepted on this course.

How To Apply

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