Health & social care

Care, compassion and commitment are the core values in our health & social care courses.

Health & social care courses are designed to provide learners with all the practical skills they will need for a wide range of careers, from care assistants and health visitors to midwives, nurses, therapists or nutritionists.

Health & social care

Health & social care

You will get the chance to develop your knowledge of infection control, communication, first aid, moving and handling and core employment skills.

All of our health & social care courses have a strong vocational focus and include many opportunities for work placement with local businesses – providing vital experience in real-life settings.

There are modules which focus on psychology and sociology, anatomy and physiology, equality and diversity, plus care planning, care values, counselling and community health.

You are required to complete a DBS check before beginning a course.

Did you know? With the National Health Service under increasing pressure and the UK population getting older, the number of jobs being created in health and social care is growing fast.

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE COURSES ARE PERFECT FOR A CAREER AS . . .

  • Midwife
  • Nurse
  • Health visitor
  • Care assistant
  • Occupational therapist
  • Nutritionist
  • Social worker
  • Palliative care assistant
  • Healthcare assistant
Course Name School Assessment  
Access to Higher Education Diploma Health Professionals Level 3Health and Social Care, AccessCareer Insights
Access to Higher Education in Social Science & Health Level 3Health and Social Care, AccessEssays, tests, research projects, presentationsCareer Insights
Health & Social Care Level 1Health and Social CareYou will be assessed through a unit-by-unit approach through a combination of assessment styles, such as leaflets, posters and displays.Career Insights
Health & Social Care Level 2Health and Social CareYou will be assessed through a unit-by-unit approach in a variety of ways such as leaflets, posters, displays and work placement diaries. The course is 100 coursework marked by your tutors.Career Insights
Health & Social Care Level 3Health and Social CareYou will be assessed through a unit-by-unit approach with a combination of assessment styles, giving you the opportunity to showcase your skills and apply your knowledge in an appropriate, work-related context. There will be a variety of internally assessed assignments and externally marked controlled assessments.Career Insights