Introduction to working in health and social care

Course Code: SDF-PRE-PA-0

Course Duration

2 week

Course Type

Part Time


Haybridge Road, Telford

Course Level


About the course

On completion of this programme, individuals will be able to apply for a range of positions within the NHS and health and social care. The programme will combine theory and practical sessions which will prepare individuals for the workplace, including clinical roles such as Health Care Professionals. On completion of this course there will be opportunities to progress on to other related courses.

To register your interest for this programme, please compete the form by clicking here.

“The students completed 12 introductory modules on various topics such as infection control, first aid, GDPR, dementia and communication. The course ran over two weeks in Telford College’s health skills hub and employers were invited into college on the last day to speak to students about a range of vacancies across the sector. It has given the students an opportunity to apply for jobs in the sector or the opportunity to progress onto further studies at the college.”
Sarah Davies, Director of Health and Science

Key topics

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Communication
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Equality
  • Diversity and Inclusion

Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements but must have good written and spoken English.

Additional information

Careers and progression

  • Opportunity to enter employment in the sector
  • Health Care Support Worker Academy (subject to normal recruitment)
  • Progression onto level 2 courses
  • Access to Higher Education or Higher Technical Qualifications.
Simulation training for healthcare students
Curriculum Area
Employability skills
Course Fee
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