Nursing Programme Level 3 Extended Diploma at Wigan & Leigh College
This is a Level 3 Health & Social care programme for 16-18 year olds who want to pursue a career in nursing. You will gain skills to begin a career as a nurse within the NHS and health or social care sectors. The course is suitable for those who has a genuine interest in caring for people and are looking to embark on a career in this rewarding industry.
You will study the course at College and gain valuable supervised work experience one day a week in the first year alongside NHS professionals in real situations. You will get the chance to work on different wards and departments in local hospitals. In the second year your supervised placement will be two days a week. You will rotate roles during your placement.
A minimum of 5 A*-C/ 9-4 GCSE subjects or equivalent including maths, English and science
You will be required to complete 2 exams per year and a set task.
Courses are free for 16-19 year olds. For further information contact our Student Services team on 01942 761609.
You can progress on to university level Health related courses or into employment within the health sector.
Students will be required to wear a uniform and undertake an occupational health check.
How to apply
You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.