Health & Social Care

This work related qualification is designed to provide you with a choice of routes into Further Education or employment.

You do not need to have studied Health and Social Care before starting the course. It is important that you have an enquiring mind, an interest in Health and Social Care, a willingness to explore new ideas and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively.

You will:

  • Gain knowledge and understanding about health, social care and early years services and how they operate.
  • Have an opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way.
  • Enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to your life and experiences.
  • Gain confidence by developing independent learning skills.
  • Develop key skills which are highly valued by employers and Further Education.
  • Be able to move onto a related career or higher education course.

Further Info

Course Details      Skills & Careers


News Articles - Health & Social Care

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