Health & Social Care (Nurse Cadets) BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma at Lakes College West Cumbria
The Nurse Cadet scheme is set up in partnership with the NHS. It offers learners the chance to study a Health and Social Care Level 3, alongside a rotation of work experience opportunities. As a guide, three days a week will be in college and the rest at an NHS placement. This is for those who would like to pursue a career in adult nursing. Places are limited and you will have to be interviewed by NHS staff for your place. Deadline for applications is Friday 29th April 2016.
5 GCSEs A*-C including English, Maths and Science
Free to all 16-18 and 19-23 year olds who do not already have a full level 3 qualification e.g. 4 or more AS Levels or 2 A Levels. Advanced Learning Loans are available for further education courses at Level 3, 4 & 5. They operate like higher education loans with deferred payments until you earn over approximately £21, 000 per year. (Information available at https://www.gov.uk/advanced -learning-loans/overview) You have the option of taking out a loan or setting up a payment plan with the college that best suits your needs.
Once you have completed this course you can continue on to university to complete your nurse training.
How to apply
If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Lakes College West Cumbria directly.