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Access to Health Professions Wigston

Access to Health Professions Wigston


Health and Social Care

Access Social Studies


Higher Education courses are not out of reach! If you don’t have the formal qualifications needed our Access courses are the perfect starting point. They are designed to introduce you to your chosen subject and develop the academic skills you need to take the next step.


  • Biochemistry
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Reproduction
  • Skeleton and Muscle
  • The Cardiac and Respiratory System
  • Nutrition and Digestion
  • Regulation and Control
  • Homeostasis and the Endocrine System
  • Roles and responsibilities of an HCP
  • Ethics and inequalities in health
  • Foundations of healthcare practice
  • Conformity and obedience
  • Understanding stress
  • Psychopathology
  • Maths in a Healthcare Context

Entry Requirements

Access to HE courses are open to anyone aged 19+. You will need GCSEs in English and maths at grade C/4 or above to join the Access to Higher Education programme.  No previous experience is required. If you don’t have qualifications in English and maths, we recommend that you apply to study the Level 2 Pre-Access course alongside studying English and maths with us. 

Next Steps

Progression on to a Higher Level programme such as HNC, HND, Degree or Higher Apprenticeship in a health setting.

Mode of Study

This course is taught Full-Time with 12 hours per week in a classroom setting and you will be expected to spend approx. 12 hours a week self-studdying.

Course Features

Level 3



September 2021

June 2022



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Progression on to a Higher Level programme such as HNC, HND, Degree or Higher Apprenticeship.

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