Access to HE Diploma (Social Science) – Psychology and Sociology Pathway

This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Social Science ) is created for those who are looking for a career/degree course in Social Science with a particular interest in Psychology or Sociology. The course will provide you with the skills you need to apply for university degree in the United Kingdom.

Content:

  • Preparing to Study
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Preparing a Written Assignment
  • Independent Research
  • The Origins of the Welfare State
  • Progressing to Higher Education
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
  • The Brain and Nervous System
  • Abnormal Psychology
  • Psychology of Mental Illness
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Sociology of Health
  • Sociology of Education
  • Sociology of the Family
  • Sociology of Mass Media
  • Understanding Crime and Deviance

What you will learn?

  • The role of reference, allusion and paraphrase to avoid plagiarism
  • A range of reading strategies
  • How to record sources of information
  • What is meant by the term social welfare
  • How to apply for a course
  • The main approaches in psychology
  • The medical model of mental disorder
  • Basic concepts in sociological explanation
  • The role of the mass media
  • Theories of crime and deviance

Job Sectors:

  • Private Enterprise
  • Public Services
  • Education
  • Health and Social Care
  • Law

Access to HE Diploma (Medicine and Health Care Professions)

This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Medicine and Health Care Professions) covers a range of topics, including biological science, chemistry, physics and psychology. This qualification will give you the knowledge and skills needed to apply for a degree course in medicine and healthcare at university, as well as a nationally recognised qualification.

Content:

  • Preparing to Study
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Preparing a Written Assignment
  • Independent Research
  • Human Nutrition and the Digestive System
  • The Brain and Nervous System
  • Progressing to Higher Education
  • The Human Musculo-Skeletal System
  • Human Reproduction, Growth and Development
  • Cell Biology
  • Radioactivity
  • Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Atomic Structure
  • Atomic Structure and Bonding
  • Chemical Bonding and Structure
  • Periodic Table
  • Chemical Change

What you will learn?

  • How study is organised
  • How to summarise for academic purposes, selecting key points, information or central ideas
  • How to use key information sources
  • How to apply for a course
  • Radioactivity decay
  • The principles and types of electromagnetic waves
  • The concepts and vocabulary of wave motion
  • The structure of the atom
  • The periodic table
  • How to measure the concentrations of solutions
  • How cells grow and divide

Job prospects:

  • National Health Service
  • Laboratory and pharmaceuticals
  • Counselling

Access to HE Diploma (Health) – General Pathway

This Access to Higher Education Diploma (Health) is designed to give you the entry requirements needed to study a university degree in health studies including nursing , preparing you with study skills such as the role of referencing and how to present research findings. This course is recognised in the United Kingdom (UK) as a way  increase your job prospects, it can lead to  roles in the NHS, research or private practice.

Content:

  • Preparing to Study
  • Academic Writing Skills
  • Preparing a Written Assignment
  • Independent Research
  • Progressing to Higher Education
  • Equality and Diversity within Health Care
  • The History of the National Health Service
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • The Roles and Responsibilities of Health Care Professionals
  • Contemporary Health Issues
  • Introduction to Sociology
  • Human Nutrition and the Digestive System
  • Human Reproduction, Growth and Development
  • The Human Musculo-skeletal System
  • Cell Biology
  • Social Factors in Health Care
  • The Brain and Nervous System
  • Inequalities in Health and Illness

What you will learn?

  • The importance of assessment feedback
  • How to summarise for academic purposes, selecting key points, information or central ideas
  • The financial implications of further study
  • Equality and diversity within health care
  • The importance of research in psychology
  • The role of professional bodies for health care professionals
  • Basic concepts in sociological explanation
  • Nutrients and their sources
  • How cells grow and divide
  • Inequalities in health and illness

Employment prospects:

  • NHS
  • Private Practice
  • Research

AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting Level 3

Financial management is at the heart every type of business, the need for employees with qualifications in accounting and finance skills is high in all sectors. The Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) is an Internationally recognised brand that employers trust as it combines real-world skills, high-quality training and professional status. Use this course to propel you in the world of accounting and finance. This course can be your stepping stone to studying accounting or finance at university or the first step towards your Association of Chartered Certified Accountants(ACCA) qualification.

Content:

  • Advanced Bookkeeping
  • Final Accounts Preparation
  • Management Accounting: Costing
  • Indirect Tax
  • Ethics for Accountants
  • Spreadsheets for Accountants

What you will learn?

  • Bookkeeping at an advanced level
  • Preparing final accounts
  • How to prepare and record accounts for sole traders and partnerships
  • Understanding of VAT legislation
  • How to act ethically in an accounting role
  • How to use spreadsheets to enter, edit and organise data

Employment prospects:

  • Accounts assistant
  • Accounts payable and expenses supervisor
  • Accounts payable clerk
  • Assistant accountant
  • Audit trainee
  • Bookkeeper
  • Credit controller
  • Finance assistant
  • Payroll administrator
  • Payroll supervisor
  • Practice bookkeeper
  • Tax assistant