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Are you looking to make a difference to someone’s life? Wanting to help vulnerable people, being a good communicator and having a flexible approach to work are all qualities that help you start a great career within the health and social care industry.

It is a large sector that continues to grow, and offers many opportunities. Our study programmes are designed to offer you a wide range of progression routes so that you can find the perfect career path.

Our Health and Social Care courses are perfect for enthusiastic young minds, keen to achieve greatness by progressing to university or into employment within a rewarding and fulfilling industry focused on helping other people and the community.

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We've bundled the best education in the area with career boosted benefits - and are leveraging our contacts as one of the largest Colleges in the country to give you the best possible chance of success.

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Level 1

Health and Social Care, Certificate

1 Year
Sep 2023
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This course is designed as an introduction to Health and Social Care, delivering a solid foundation for individuals interested in making a positive impact in the lives of others. Through a combination of theoretical learning and practical training, you will gain an understanding of healthcare principles, ethical considerations, and patient-cen...

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Level 2

Health, Technical Progression Programme

1 Year
Sep 2023
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If you want to develop knowledge in Health and Social Care but are not quite ready to start the full T Level, this transition programme is the answer for you. It will equip you with the skills, knowledge and behaviours required to successfully progress onto our T Level in Health, while also discussing the future career opportunities that best ...

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Level 3

Health, T Level

2 Years
Sep 2023
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T Levels are the new ‘Gold Standard’ in technical qualifications and are designed to ensure that learners gain vital employability and academic skills as required by the NHS. Designed and developed in collaboration with employers, this programme is a mixture of classroom and work-based learning to give you the technical skills and workplac...

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Level 3

Psychology, A Level

2 Years
Sep 2023
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Psychology is the study of why we behave the way we do. It helps us understand the human mind, why we do certain things and why people react differently in the same situation. Studying psychology can give you a better understanding of the people around you, making you more compassionate and giving you practical skills for everyday life. Psyc...

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Level 3

Social Care, BTEC Extended Diploma

2 Years
Sep 2023
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The Social Care BTEC Extended Diploma is a comprehensive programme designed to provide students with a solid foundation in the field of social care. This engaging and practical course offers a deep understanding of the principles, theories, and practices involved in supporting individuals with diverse needs. Throughout the diploma, you will de...

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Our Facilities

Taking learning beyond the classroom, college-based programmes will be taught in our multi-million-pound Health and Active Living Skills Centre , where you will benefit from:

  • The first facility of its kind – purpose-built to address the local skills shortage

  • A simulation training hospital ward – preparing you for employment

  • Hi-tech medical mannequins - giving you experience of clinical procedures that’s as real to life as possible

  • Will also be used by the NHS to upskill existing staff, so you will get to mix with people already in the industry

  • Industry leading Virtual reality headsets and 360 video software to provide real world scenarios.


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Shelley was an outstanding adult learner on our Level 3 Health and Social Care Diploma who was passionate, driven and highly motivated.

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Charlotte joined the College on the Access to HE: Healthcare course after moving back to the UK with the dream of becoming a nurse. 

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