On this course, you will learn about the varied types of work within the health and social care sectors, as well as more about the roles played by industry professionals. You’ll also cover key areas of current practice in health and social care depending on the career you’re working towards. The course includes equality, diversity and rights in health and social care, human growth and development, safeguarding in health and social care, and communication in health and social care. A work placement is a mandatory part of your course, and you can also study GCSE/ functional skills maths and English alongside your level 2 qualification.
– Equality, diversity and rights
– Human growth and development
– Safeguarding and protection
– Working in health and social care
– Anatomy and physiology
– Dementia awareness
Work placement opportunities:
Telford & Wrekin Council, Princess Royal Hospital, TACT, care homes and schools
Progressing to: Level 3 studies, or employment apprenticeships with further studies attached
Aspirational careers: Nursing director, midwifery, paramedic, social worker, counsellor
5 GCSEs at grade 3 or higher, and a clean DBS check
You will need to have a DBS check (fully funded by the college) so please collate all the evidence needed prior to starting the course. As part of our enrichment you will receive talks from guest speakers and former students. We also take students on trips and these can be fully funded depending on your household’s income. Trips include going to the slavery museum, and Shrewsbury Prison. We do ask all students to purchase a branded polo shirt for placement. University, voluntary and work experience opportunities are supported by our dedicated staff team to further your career.