College 16 to 18
Health and Care
Our courses focus on giving you practical experience and a real understanding of what it takes to work in the health sector.
You'll develop knowledge of everything from current social issues to how our NHS works, to nutrition, to mental health, so you'll have the skills and knowledge you need to work in care, social care or a medical profession.
Learning from experienced tutors, you'll develop your practical skills in our dedicated healthcare facilities, including simulated hospital wards and science labs.
You may also spend time working on projects with local charities, or undertaking a work placement to gain real experience.
What can I study?
If you want to make a difference to society and enjoy working with others, this health and social care course will give you the skills and hands-on experience to pursue a range of career options.
Length: 1 year
Start date: 5th September 2022
Location: Rye Hill Campus
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