Healthcare | NCFE Level 1 Award | Introduction to Healthcare and Working in the NHS

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Course Type: Adult qualifications and professional Campus: Central Brighton Campus Awarding Body: NCFE Fees (January 2023): £504.00

Why this course?

Medical student

This course delivers an Introduction to Healthcare course which will then lead to temporary employment as you experience the realities of working with clinicians and service users within local mental health services.

This will involve three hours a week at college and lead into up to full time placements within NHS services. 

Start dates

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Code Start Campus Times Duration Fees
FE1196-1C 10 Jan 2023 Central Brighton Tuesday AM 10 weeks £504.00

Unemployed / Benefits waiver / Low wage

Course is free if you meet the following criteria

You may not have to pay any fees if you will be aged 19 or over when you begin this course and:

  • You are in receipt of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) or Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • OR you are receiving a means tested benefit, earning less than £345 per month (take home) if you are a sole claimant or £552 a month if you have a joint claim with your partner, and are completing the course to improve your employability
  • OR if you are working and earn less than £20,319 per year (gross pay)

You will need to provide evidence and sign a declaration when you enrol.

Subsidised fees

If the above does not apply to you, you may still be eligible for a subsidised fee. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team: | 01273 667704

Level 2 entitlement

Course is free if you meet the following criteria

If you will be aged 19-23 when your course begins and you have not already achieved a full Level 2 or above, you may not have to pay any fees. For more information, please speak to our Admissions team: | 01273 667704

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