Institute of Health and Life Sciences

Health and Social Care

The health and social care industry is always looking for hardworking qualified team members. If you have a caring nature and want to begin your career in the care sector then this course will provide you with the knowledge, understanding and experience you need, as well as equipping you with practical skills you will require in the workplace.

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The Level 3 programme gives you the opportunity to experience aspects of the industry through a mixture of theory and practice, equipping you with the essential knowledge and skills required to progress to employment or higher education in a related field of study. You will undertake a substantial work placement in a range of settings and develop specialist skills and knowledge, covering Anatomy & Physiology, infection prevention, as well as physiological, sociological and psychological health care perspectives and working practices. The Level 3 programme in Health and Social Care has been designed to enable students to access Higher Education or assist with progression into the workplace, to various support roles in areas such as residential care homes, nursing homes, day centres, children’s centres, health centres, supported or sheltered accommodation, domiciliary or community care and respite care. You will also benefit from our links with the NHS and particularly the Young Health Champions Volunteering Programme which will give you an invaluable insight into different job roles within the NHS. *COMING SOON* We are creating a fully equipped simulated hospital ward in the college to help you learn essential practical skills

Entry Requirements

4 x GCSEs at grade 4(C) or above, including Maths and English


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Course Info

Full Time Further Education

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