Students at the Health Hub

Health Taster Programme

Public Event

Event details

Event start

Monday 30 January 2023


Event end

Saturday 18 March 2023


Other details

Location: McIntyre House, 2 Holland Street, Birmingham, B3 1PW

Health Taster Programme

Our Health Taster Programme, funded by the West Midlands Combined Authority, is a great opportunity to experience what it’s like studying health at university and see if it’s the next step for you.

The sessions will be fun, theoretical and practical with a chance to develop some new skills. Our teaching approaches will be aimed at supporting and promoting social learning.

Length of course: 7 weeks
Days: Predominantly online delivery, plus one attendance day
Delivery: Blended learning (access to online sessions to suit your schedule)
On-campus location: McIntyre House, 2 Holland Street, Birmingham, B3 1PW

What is covered?

  • Human Biology
  • Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition and Digestion
  • Acute and chronic health
  • Integrated approach to healthcare
  • Communication skills
  • Study skills
  • Research basics


  • Aged 19 years age or over by 31 August 2022
  • Employed within a basic healthcare role
  • Employed or a resident within the West Midlands
  • Attendance on the programme supported by the employer

Why attend?

  • Completely funded by West Midlands Combined Authority
  • Build your confidence to return to education
  • Career and qualification advice
  • Delivered by qualified and industry-skilled lecturers
  • No assessments!

Register your interest

Complete the form below to register your interest for the course.

Got a question?

If you have any questions about the programme, please contact our lecturing staff:

Marie Grigg – Lecturer, Sport and Nutrition -

Marina Kendrick - Head of Healthcare Workforce Development & Apprenticeships, Health -

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