Health and Social Care

Careers in the Health and Social Care sector are varied, challenging and satisfying, giving you the chance to make a real difference to people’s lives. Whether you want to be involved in treating patients directly, researching and developing new medical advancements, or working in vital administrative roles, the health and social care industry offers diverse areas in which you could find your calling.

The healthcare sector is a major employer in London. Clinical and nursing staff are in great demand from NHS hospitals as well as GPs clinics, care homes, dentists' surgeries, home care providers, councils and private clinics. 

Whether you’re just starting out in the care sector or aiming to improve your existing skills, we have a range of courses that will help you progress. Our students also benefit from a wide network of work placements in hospitals, nurseries, day care centres and other care settings.

Did you know?

The NHS is one of the top five largest workforces in the world, employing more than 1.5 million people!

The healthcare sector is a major employer in London. Clinical and nursing staff are in great demand from NHS hospitals as well as GPs clinics, care homes, dentists' surgeries, home care providers, councils and private clinics. 

Future opportunities

Many of our students progress onto university to study a variety of degrees including nursing, environmental health, social policy, criminology, welfare studies and nutrition. Careers in this sector include: carer, dental hygienist, family support Worker, health care assistant, midwife, nurse, occupational therapist, radiologist, social worker, speech therapist, youth worker and more.

Course Features

  • Bursaries available for eligible learners
  • Work placement opportunities
  • Strong practical emphasis
  • Work-ready qualifications
 

For more information on Health and Social Care courses, please click on the links below.

Course Suitable for Categories
Diploma in Introduction to Health, Social Care & CYP (NCFE CACHE) LEVEL 1 16-18 (Full-time), Adults CACHE
Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 3 16-18 (Full-time), Adults BTEC Level 3
First Diploma in Health and Social Care Level 2 16-18 (Full-time), Adults CACHE
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding Autism Adults CACHE
NCFE CACHE Level 3 Certificate in Understanding the Principles of Dementia Care Adults CACHE