Health & Social Care
WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT?
Due to our ageing population, nursing and care are becoming ever more necessary. Our courses prepare you for providing the specialist care that vulnerable people of all ages need. Specialist training is given for those wishing to work in care homes and in social care settings (e.g. hospices, care homes for the elderly or for people with disabilities or mental illness).
WHAT WILL I DO?
You will learn a wide range of skills including anatomy and physiology; personal and professional development; safeguarding and dementia care. Part of your course will be in College and part in the community so that you gain experience of working in a variety of health and social care settings, benefiting from practical, hands-on training. The College has strong links with MENCAP, Age UK, Streets2Homes and Princess Alexandra Hospital, allowing you to benefit from their experience.
WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?
Higher education in areas such as nursing, midwifery, social work and psychology. Career opportunities in areas such as nursing, social work, midwifery, mental health nursing, teaching and counselling. You could also undertake an Apprenticeship in a related subject.