The Award in Access to Hospitals (SCQF Level 6) unit develops the knowledge and skills which hospital management expect of anyone whose role requires them to access hospital areas.
This module is for individuals who are required to be in hospital areas – not critical care areas (eg: Operating Theatres, ITU/ICU, Interventional Radiology), for which the Professional Theatre Access qualification is required.
This qualification, which lasts for two years, costs £55 plus VAT (plus postage for the certiticate), and is recognised as a National Occupational Standard. It is also valid for all credentialing schemes, including the MIA scheme.
As a qualification there are three key elements to be met:
This unit will be assessed through three different activities:
The programme will be delivered online and assessments are a combination of online assessments and practical assessment form to be signed off by hospital or line manager.
This course is also supported by the HC Skills app.
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