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Health and Social Care

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.
Adult Care - Level 3 BTEC Diploma Awareness of Mental Health Problems - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Care - Level 2 BTEC Diploma Common Health Problems - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Falls Prevention Awareness - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Health Care Support Services - Level 2 Edexcel Certificate Health Screeners (Newborn Hearing Screener) - Level 3 Edexcel Diploma Healthcare Support - Level 3 BTEC Diploma Leadership for Health and Social Care and Children and Young People's Services - Level 5 Edexcel Diploma Level 1 City and Guilds Award in Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings Level 2 Edexcel Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 Edexcel Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support Level 3 Edexcel Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 4 City and Guilds Diploma in Adult Social Care Principles in End of Life Care - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Principles of Care Planning - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Principles of Dementia Care - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Principles of the Prevention and Control of Infection in Health Care Settings - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Difficulties - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Understanding Autism - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Understanding Behaviour that Challenges - Level 2 CACHE Certificate Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Understanding Dignity and Safeguarding in Health & Social Care - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Understanding Nutrition & Health - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent - Level 2 NCFE Certificate Understanding the Care & Management of Diabetes - Level 2 NCFE Certificate

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
Fiona Dicks

Fiona Dicks

Course Director for Health and Social Care
I enjoy seeing students progress and interacting with them to prepare them for industry.
Basingstoke College of Technology I 2018