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Health and Social Care

HNC Healthcare Professions' Support for England

  • Academic Year: 24/25
  • Adult
  • Higher Education
  • Crewe Campus
  • EP Campus

How to apply

The Course

If you are looking for a career in the healthcare sector or want to enhance your existing career options, then our course in Healthcare Professions’ Support is the one for you! The course will provide you with an excellent understanding of the healthcare environment in England, through both work-based experience and academic study. You will gain transferrable skills that you will be able to apply across many different careers in healthcare. Additionally, this course will prepare you for further study at Level 5.

The Level 4 Higher National Certificate in Healthcare Professions’ Support for England will require 225 hours’ work placement or experience in a health and/or social care setting.

This course is subject to funding approval. 


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We welcome an application profile that meets one of the following:

  • A BTEC Level 3 qualification in healthcare or a related subject
  • A GCE Advanced Level profile that demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or adequate performance in more than one GCE subject
  • Other related Level 3 qualifications
  • An Access to Higher Education Diploma awarded by an approved further education institution
  • Related work experience as determined at interview with the Course Team Leader
  • An international equivalent of the above


  • GCSE grades A* to C and/or 9 to 4 in maths and English
After successfully completing this course you could progress onto the Level 5 Healthcare Professions’ Support HND course at the College. You could also seek employment in a variety of assistant practitioner roles within the healthcare sector.

Adults can enrol for FREE

You may see a fee attached to the course you’re interested in, but if you’re aged 19+ you’ll more than likely be eligible to enrol onto an adult course for FREE.
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Crewe Campus
Starts : September 16th, 2024
1 Year
EP Campus
Starts : September 16th, 2024
1 Year

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