Yes! Many student nurses have little to no previous experience in the health or social care sector prior to applying.
While we cannot deny previous care experience will give you a slight advantage during the application and interview process it is by no means essential.
Each educational institution will have their own entry requirements for courses and you should speak to the university admissions team for further information.
Access to Nursing and Access to Healthcare courses are also a fantastic way to enter nursing if you don’t meet the educational requirements.
You can take a look at the Routes into Nursing.