Assistant Practitioner in Healthcare FdSc

Course Overview - Assistant Practitioner in Healthcare FdSc


**Assistant Practitioners (APs) are experienced staff working in support roles alongside registered healthcare professionals and this full-time, two-year course is aimed at those who want to work with Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) or in mental health. Students develop a high level of skills and knowledge, all while working independently under the direction of a health professional.**

The course itself is made up of eight modules, including two modules assessed on placement. Assessments for modules vary and include practical exams, reflective writi...

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2 Years

Start Date



University College Birmingham

Course Address
Summer Row
B3 1JB
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Institution Code


Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

Access to HE Diploma


Access to Higher Education Diploma in Health, Health Professionals or Health and Social Care

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


BTEC in Health, Health Professionals, Health and Social Care. This can be achieved from either an Extended Diploma or a combination of smaller BTEC qualifications.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

GCSE/IGCSE English Language grades 9-4/A*-C or equivalent

T Level

Pass (D or E)

T-levels in Health

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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