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    I want to apply for nursing courses. I did my A levels 4 years ago and came out with 2 A levels (B&C) and an AS (C). I also currently work as a HCA in a hospital so I have some experience. The courses that I am looking at that are close by all require more than this. Is it worth still applying or is it a lost cause?
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    (Original post by Holfos)
    I want to apply for nursing courses. I did my A levels 4 years ago and came out with 2 A levels (B
    Pretty much all universities require 3 A levels. Your best bet to bring you up to the required standard would be either an Access course or BTEC in health and social care (or similar). You would also need to have work experience or volunteering and plenty of things to write about in your personal statement.
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    (Original post by Charlotte's Web)
    Pretty much all universities require 3 A levels. Your best bet to bring you up to the required standard would be either an Access course or BTEC in health and social care (or similar). You would also need to have work experience or volunteering and plenty of things to write about in your personal statement.
    I just realised that it didn’t post my whole question. It cut half of it off! I’ve edited it now haha.
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    (Original post by Holfos)
    I just realised that it didn’t post my whole question. It cut half of it off! I’ve edited it now haha.
    Unfortunately it would still be the same answer. There are a couple of universities which require 2 A Levels but you would be seriously limiting your options. Working as a HCA will certainly be beneficial, but you still need to work at meeting the academic requirements in order to be a competitive applicant.
 
 
 
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