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Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care is all about helping people and has many different career paths.

Working in the health and social care sector is a rewarding, life-long career with many opportunities to progress and explore new career opportunities.

We offer a suite of qualifications in order to develop a highly skilled workforce. Our Health and Social Care qualifications provide learners knowledge and skills to work with society’s most vulnerable people, including the elderly, children, and adults with learning difficulties.

Potential salary is £21,000 per year. After gaining experience and expertise, you may achieve salaries of £25,000 to £30,000. Roles in this bracket may include supervisory or management duties.

Inspirational Teaching

Work with industry skilled tutors

Transforming Lives

There are vulnerable people that need your help

Work Experience

Enjoy Placements in a Wide Range of Caring Settings

Rewarding Career

Give vulnerable people the best life possible

Key information

You will work with industry skilled teachers to gain nationally recognised qualifications through CACHE and you will study math’s and English and have opportunity to undertake extensive work experience through a wide range of work placements in various care settings, where you will have the opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills that you will need to be able to work in this demanding sector.

Our experienced and dedicated teachers will ensure you have the skills you need to build relationships with patients and service users to support them in the most difficult of times.

You can become a…
  • Adult Nurse
  • Paediatric Nurse
  • Midwife
  • Paramedic
  • Radiographer
  • Nutritionist
  • Social Worker
  • Care Home Manager
  • Care Assistant
  • Counsellor

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Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care

The Foundation Degree in in health and social care is taught by experienced industry professionals and will provide you with in-depth knowledge and understanding. This work-focused Foundation Degree will enable you to examine health and social care as it applies to the community. The aim of this course is to provide you with knowledge of and insight into health and social care issues for individuals, communities, health, and social care services.

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Why SSC?

At South Staffordshire College our students come first, and everything we do is aimed at helping you to realise your full potential. We are about careers not courses and our expert staff will make sure you have the skills and knowledge needed to give you that competitive edge for when you start your career within your chosen industry.

As a school leaver, you will be treated as an adult, within a friendly and supportive environment. You’ll enjoy more freedom and independence, and you’ll make many new friends, all with the same passion and journey ahead as you. As an adult, we understand you may feel uneasy about returning to education, but there is no need to be. We have smaller class sizes and supportive tutors to make you feel very welcome.

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