Students to return to the college campus - Y12 11th March / Y13 12th March
If you are interested in working with people of a variety of ages and in a range of settings, from babies or children to people with special needs or learning difficulties, to families and young people or the elderly and you are an approachable, trustworthy and enthusiastic person, this course may be for you.
If you are studying the Diploma or Extended Diploma you will also study:
As part of the Diploma and Extended Diploma courses, you will also get the chance to complete a minimum of 100 placement hours in a range of settings, including Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.
If you apply for any of our Health and Social Care courses, you will have the opportunity to be considered for the NHS Careers Plus course.
This is a bespoke course for those interested in working with people of a variety of ages and in a hospital setting. Additionally, learners will be studying the Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care alongside a 2-day placement within the NHS, through Lancashire Teaching Hospitals.
NHS Careers Plus is a unique opportunity to work closely with health professionals and a range of client groups.
Studying Health and Social Care will enable you to progress into Higher Education to pursue many different careers. Careers including – Adult, Children or Mental Health Nursing, Social Work, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Public Health Degrees, Midwifery and many more!
Alternatively, you may choose to progress into a related apprenticeship or training position or study another subject at degree level.
At least five 4s at GCSE including at least a 4 in English Language or Maths.
NOTE: Completion of a Disclosure and Barring Service Application (DBS) is compulsory as gaining work experience with a range of vulnerable client groups is an essential requirement of this course.
BTEC Extended Certificate this is equivalent to 1 A-Level
BTEC Diploma, this is equivalent to 2 A-Levels
BTEC Extended Diploma, this is equivalent to 3 A-Levels