We have set our optional cookies. By clicking any link on this page you are giving your consent for us to do this. OR: leave cookies off Read about our cookies
Search this website
eZone student resource
Parent portal eTrackr

Thinking of getting into Nursing?

Published: 25 March 2020

Gain the skills you need on an Access to HE Diploma

Are you looking to begin a rewarding career in nursing or a health related profession?

The industry-focused Access to HE Diploma available at East Surrey College and John Ruskin College, is designed to give adult students (19+) an alternative route to progress into a career in the healthcare sector. This one year course will improve your work prospects while developing your academic skills and covers a range of important topics.

Nursing students receive an extra £5,000 payment a year

From September 2020, undergraduate/graduate students (on eligible programmes leading to professional registration in either Nursing Midwifery or Allied Health Professional (AHP) courses) will benefit from a guaranteed bursary payment of at least £5,000 a year to help with living costs. This payment is in addition to any tuition or maintenance loans and you don’t have to pay it back.

To check eligibility and to apply for the bursary, please go to https://www.gov.uk/nhs-bursaries/how-to-claim, if you have any questions or require further advise please contact the college bursary advisor on 01737 788444 who can provide advice and guidance on the process.

Where could it lead?

After successful completion of the Access to HE Diploma you will progress to university or a Degree Apprenticeship, with a wide choice of career pathways including:

Midwifery // Adult // Child // Mental Health

Alternatively you may choose to ‘earn while you learn’ on a Nursing Associate Level 5 Apprenticeship.

Want to find out more?

// East Surrey CollegeCLICK HERE For course information, entry requirements and how to apply. Alternatively you can call Client Services on 01737 788444 who can give you advice and guidance, and discuss options on accessing financial assistance.

// John Ruskin College CLICK HERE for course information, entry requirements and how to apply. Alternatively you can call Client Services on 020 8651 1131 who can give you advice and guidance, and discuss options on accessing financial assistance.

Address: East Surrey College, Gatton Point, London Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 2JX

Main Switchboard: 01737 772611 / Client Services: 01737 788444 / Email: clientservices@esc.ac.uk

MORE CONTACT DETAILS