We offer health and social care courses that are tailored for school leavers aged 16-18.
These courses can prepare you for a job in the sector or to progress to a university course.
Specialist subjects in health and social care, include:
Studying a health and social care course is the first step towards a fulfilling career. As a health and social care professional, you can have a profound impact on other people’s lives.Register my interest
The health and care sector in the UK is vast. In the South West, health and social care is the third largest area of employment.
There is demand for well-trained, skilled people at all level in a variety of professions. These roles can provide physical, emotional and/or social support. Employers for health and social care specialists include:
Our courses for school leavers could lead you into roles such as:
Our courses are also a great stepping stone to higher-level study. University study can lead you to a huge variety of careers in health and social care. This includes: nursing, midwifery, social work, care management, health administration, counselling, community services development and early years teaching.
We work with employers and service providers to enhance your learning. For example, you may complete work experience or industry visits during your course.