Marches Centre of Excellence Nursing Students

Prepare for Foundation (Health) Assessment Days

If you have applied to study a Health Professions (Nursing, Allied Health or Midwifery) degree course with a foundation year at the University of Wolverhampton then we run Prepare for Foundation (Health) Assessment Days which are mandatory to the application process.

Courses: The Prepare to Foundation (Health) Assessment Day applies to applicants of the following courses only:

BMid (Hons) Midwifery with Foundation Year, BNurs (Hons) Adult Nursing with Foundation Year (all campuses), BNurs (Hons) Children's Nursing with Foundation Year, BNurs (Hons) Learning Disability Nursing with Foundation Year, BNurs (Hons) Mental Health Nursing with Foundation Year (all campuses), BSc (Hons) Occupational Therapy with Foundation Year, BSc (Hons) Paramedic Science with Foundation Year, BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy with Foundation Year and BSc (Hons) Podiatry with Foundation Year

Method: Prepare for Foundation (Health) Assessment Days will be On-Campus for those wishing to start in 2024.


  • For Adult, Mental Health Nursing at City and Telford with Foundation Year courses: The Rosalind Franklin (MB) Building, Wolverhampton City Campus, WV1 1LY.  Directions can be found here.
  • For Adult at Walsall, Children's Nursing and Learning Disability Nursing, Midwifery, Occupational Therapy, Paramedic Science, Physiotherapy, and Podiatry with Foundation Year courses: The Samuel Johnson (WN) Building, Walsall Campus, WS1 3BD.  Directions can be found here. 

Assessment Day preparation- Important Information

Pre-assessment day tasks required:

  • Have a form of identification (e.g. passport, driving licence, etc.) ready to present on arrival.
  • You are required to complete a task before attending the day. This task can be accessed within e:Vision. We ask that you write in as much detail as per the wordage specified in each section of the written task. Unfortunately, you will not be permitted to attend your booked session if you do not complete the Prepare for Foundation task before your arrival.
  • Please complete and bring a printed copy of the following task: Prepare-for-Foundation-Assessment-Task-HEALTH PROFESSIONS (Word doc 60k)
  • Do you know enough about the course you have applied for? Research information about the course and visit our open days, come and speak to our staff and students

  • The day starts promptly at 8:30 am, so please ensure that you allow plenty of time to travel to the campus and building where you are asked to arrive to. As this is an assessment event you will be required to arrive on time, we will not permit any latecomers after 9 am.
  • We expect applicants to attend a Prepare for Foundation (Health) Assessment Day, failure to attend this program will result in your application being deemed unsuccessful.

After attending your assessment day, you will be notified of whether or not you’ve passed within 3-5 working days. If you are successful, your offer will be confirmed within 14 working days.

Please note, if you pass your interview for a Nursing with Foundation Year route, you will be offered the next available intake, based upon the availability to study with the placement area you have requested or is deemed most suitable for you to access.

If you’re unable to attend your assessment day, you can amend your date/time via e:Vision up to 72 hours before your assessment day. If you’re unable to attend less than 72 hours before, please contact us by email or phone as soon as possible. Find out how to amend your appointment here.

Please note if you fail to notify us that you’re unable to attend, your application will be rejected.

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