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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.

“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

Topics and units

  • Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings – Level 1
  • Customer Service – Level 2
  • Personal Development for Employability – Level 1
  • Dementia Awareness
  • Introduction to First Aid

Note: RJAH venue will be classroom and ward based to gain experience – RJAH week on the wards in departments relevant to career interest – vacancy links.  An opportunity to get a taste of RJAH and ask the experts in those areas lots of questions.

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.

Entry requirements

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


Short course


3 week


Haybridge Road




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Upcoming events

Christmas Fayre and Professional Skills Open Event
07 December 2023
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
31 January 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Open event
20 March 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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