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Specialist Community Public Health Nurse PGDip Apprenticeship

Specialist Community Public Health Nurse PGDip Apprenticeship

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Study mode

Full time

Duration

12 months

Start date

SEP

Key information
DATA SOURCE : IDP Connect

Qualification type

Masters Degree Apprenticeship at Level 7

Subject areas

Community Medicine Health Promotion

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

A Level 7 apprenticeship for nurses and midwives seeking to develop into specialist public health nurses.

EMPLOYERS

  • Designed, developed and delivered to recognise the core values of the NHS and the required standards of our accrediting body the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • One of the largest university trainers of Nursing and Health Professionals in the north west of England
  • Funding available through the Apprenticeship Levy and further support may be available from Health Education England

APPRENTICES

  • Designed specifically to enhance apprentices’ existing skills and to support them to further their career in nursing
  • Approved by the Nursing and Midwifery Council to offer apprentices the opportunity to gain a specialist practitioner qualification in School Nursing and Health Visiting
  • 12 month programme (plus three months end-point assessment) based at the state-of-the- art, award-winning £139m Brooks building

ABOUT THIS COURSE

Developed with employers, the 12-month programme (plus three months end-point assessment) has been designed to meet the contemporary health and wellbeing needs of individuals, communities and populations. Health Visitor topics include the psychosocial and emotional stages in a child’s development, partnership working, and indicators of need in children.

School Nursing topics include current national school nursing policy, the effectiveness of interventions, and the health needs of children.

All successful graduates receive a PgDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (School Nurse) or PgDip Specialist Community Public Health Nursing (Health Visitor) diploma, depending on the route taken, plus a level 7 apprenticeship certificate.

This programme enables apprentices to obtain registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council on part three of the register as a Health Visitor or School Nurse.

Modules

Principles of Child Development (Health Visitors only)
Developing Quality Leadership in Specialist Practice
Building Resilience in Children and Young People (School Nurses only)
Empowering Populations to Enhance Health and Well-Being
Foundations of Health Visiting or Foundations of School Nursing
Specialist Practice of School Nursing or Specialist Practice of Health Visiting
Advancing Practice Through Research
Responding to Contemporary Health Needs in Health Visiting or Responding to Contemporary Health Needs on School Nursing
Safeguarding in Public Health Nursing

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

Degree apprenticeships are paid for by employers, not apprentices.

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

Degree apprenticeships are paid for by employers, not apprentices.

Entry requirements

It is a requirement of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) that those training to become a Specialist Community Public Health Nurse are already registered nurses on Part 1 of the NMC register or registered midwives. They must: be 18 or older; have the right of abode and right to work in the UK to qualify for funding; meet course entry requirements; They also need GCSE Mathematics and English Language (grade A*-C / 9-4) or equivalent – or must complete Level 2 Functional Skills qualifications alongside the apprenticeship. There are no additional charges for these qualifications.

University information

Manchester Metropolitan University offers a welcoming, stimulating and supportive environment in which to study for your postgraduate qualification. More than 6,000 students choose to study for a postgraduate qualification at Manchester Met. The University offers more than 250 postgraduate taught programmes and has 14 centres of research expertise. The campus is perfectly placed for you to enjoy Manchester, a city world-renowned for its...more