The course you will be applying for with Staffordshire University is Health Care Assistant: Delivering Care in the Community
“To undertake this course you must be employed in a health or social care related role as you will need support of your employer. You will also need a mentor/assessor to support you in the workplace who must be identified before you start the course. This needs to be a registered healthcare professional usually a nurse who holds a professional registration with a governing body such as the NMC. There is handbook for mentor/assessor which explains their role in more detail.”
To undertake the course you would need to be able to complete at least 10 hours of health care assistant related work. If you are actually working alongside a health care assistant and can provide a letter from your practice manager or nurse practitioner stating that they will support you in your studies and be able to find a mentor/assessor you can either upload it to your application or send back to me then I can speak to the course leader and she will make a decision on whether we can offer you a place.
This will take you through to our application portal e:Vision. Please note if you are not born in the UK then you will need to provide a copy of your passport/visa or European settle status proof.
The Course Leader – Kairen Roche
Below is some information regarding what will happen after you have submitted an application.
What happens next?
Once you have submitted your application, and it has been reviewed, you will receive an email to advise that you have been offered a place on the course. To accept the course, you need to go back into e:Vision.
After you have done this, you will be sent another email with details on how to enrol online. Enrolment is required every year, and this is to confirm your status as a current student. The email you receive will contain some new log-in details, these are the ones you need to use for enrolling. The username you are given will be the one you will use to access all of the university systems (e:Vision, Blackboard, webmail).
If you have any queries though please do not hesitate to contact me.
Laura Blairs, Academic & Student Administrator
Tel: 01785 353746