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The Access Diploma is a nationally recognised qualification for adults who aspire to go to university. It is an intense one year programme which will ensure the learner gains study skills and ICT skills to enable them to cope with a higher education environment. There are three diploma routes.

Social Sciences Dipolma For learners who want to go into Social Work, Social Care or study towards a Social Sciences degree.

Healthcare Diploma For learners who want to pursue a career in Nursing, Midwifery, Mental health and other health related professions.

Humanities Diploma This is for learners who are interested in a primary school teaching career or a Humanities Degree.

Each diploma has core units like study skills and ICT . In addition units in the following disciplines are covered: Human Biology, Psychology, Sociology, Law and English Politics.

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Course Details

Qualification Level Level 3
Study Mode Full-Time Course
Start Date September
Duration 36 Weeks
Course Code FACHPL3DP-1
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All 16-18 year old students are fully funded and are not required to pay fees.

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