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Health and Social Care

This rewarding profession covers all aspects of health and social care and prepares you for a career in this most valuable industry. With the NHS being one of the largest employers in the UK our courses will prepare you for careers in allied health or social care settings. Many people get great satisfaction from helping others and knowing they have made a difference to their lives. You will not only focus on learning the underpinning theory for your course but will also have the opportunity to put this into practice through work experience and work placements.

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Select a course type that suits you.
Counselling - Level 2 CPCAB Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills (Thurs Daytime) Counselling - Level 2 CPCAB Award in Introduction to Counselling Skills (Wed Evening) Counselling - Level 2 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills Counselling - Level 2 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Skills (Intensive) Counselling - Level 3 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Studies (Thurs Daytime) Counselling - Level 3 CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Studies (Wed Evening) Level 1 City and Guilds Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings Level 2 CACHE Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges Level 2 Edexcel Certificate in Health Care Support Services Level 2 Edexcel Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Mental Health Problems Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties Level 2 NCFE Certificate in the Care & Management of Diabetes Level 2 NCFE Certificate in the Principles in End of Life Care Level 2 NCFE Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Autism Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Common Health Conditions Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Health & Social Care Level 2 NCFE Certificate in Understanding Nutrition & Health Level 2 NCFE Certificate Prevention & Control of Infection Level 2 NCFE Certificate Principles of Care Planning Level 3 Edexcel Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support Level 3 Edexcel Diploma in Health and Social Care Pre-Access to Health and Social Care

Career Opportunities

  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Social Work
  • Mental Health
  • Paramedic
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Elderly Care

 

Industry Links and Trips

  • Placements are undertaken in care homes, day care centres or hospitals.
  • Guest speakers which could include Consultant Psychiatrists
  • Trips have included the Florence Nightingale Museum and Victorian Operating Theatre in London.
  • French exchange trip to Alencon to attend the annual Health, Social Care and Childcare Conference in Paris.
  • Marwell Zoo to look at Health and Safety risk assessment and Itchen Valley Country Park for team building.

Student Success

Students have progressed to higher level study at universities such as:

Oxford Brookes University - Adult Nursing

De Montfort University - Health Studies

University of Leeds - Adult Nursing

Birmingham City University - Children’s Nursing

University of Southampton - Adult Nursing; Occupational Therapy

Middlesex University - Adult Nursing

University of Brighton - Physiotherapy

"The mix of theory and practical assignments helped me to learn."
Lillie Lawson
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