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Health & Social Care
Are you a caring and compassionate person looking for a self-rewarding and satisfying career? Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives by caring for them and using the skills learnt at college to listen and reassure them? Do you have fantastic communication skills and the ability to listen and give empathy to people?
Success! Chloe Benham from Westgate School achieved triple distinctions and has progressed to Bournemouth University to study adult nursing
If you are keen on helping others there are many career prospects in health & social care. If you think that helping others is something that would suit you, then we have the courses for you. Helping people to better their lives can be a very rewarding experience, as well as being very important to those you care for. We want to help you get the right skills and knowledge to get far in this demanding industry, as well as give you the understanding and experience that you need to develop a very worthwhile and important career.
Social worker, care worker, nurse, occupational therapist, midwife, youth worker, counsellor, support worker.
You will be based in a new facility at College, which is a modern environment full of useful resources. You will also have access to a range of books, journals and online materials through the learning resources centre.
How Will I Be Assessed?
Through coursework only – there are no tests on these courses! You will also be assessed on your work placement.
Course information for parents
Level 3 (A level equivalent)
We have a range of level 3 programmes which are equivalent to 3 A levels (360 UCAS points). These information sheets are user friendly for parents. It gives you the main detail of the equivalence of the qualification along with an outline of course content, learning strategies, progression routes and a case study of a previous learner. This will help in forming what questions to ask at either one of our open evenings or when you come to a college interview with your son or daughter. Please click on the course link below:
Depending on your GCSE grades, you may be able to study an A Level alongside L3 via our Vocational Plus programme click to find out more
Care and Health
Skills for Health
Skills for Care and Development