Course Length: 6-9 months 

Assessment method: Assignment based - No exams

The health and social care sector is one of the biggest employers in the UK with nearly four million people working in the sector and the demand for jobs is expected to increase over the coming years.

This accredited qualification will put you on the right track to a thriving career in one of the leading industries. Whether your goal is to work as a nurse, health visitor or even a paramedic, you will cover many of the important issues faced by the professionals. You will explore the many aspects of health and social care ranging from human lifespan development and public health to complimentary medicines and individual care and support.

There is an emphasis on real-world experience through work placements and the chance to hear from and speak to professionals. Speakers include nurses, therapists and meditators.

Visits are made to the Nursing Department at UEL where they have a state of the art ward simulation, we also have links with The Barts Health Trust, this gives you the opportunity to carry out shadowing placements.

Progression includes various degree courses at university ranging from Nursing and Social work to criminology, sociology, psychology, occupational therapy, probation or counselling services, housing, youth and community work, early years and education studies.

Career opportunities include employment or apprenticeships in the health or care sector. Nurses and Social workers average pay is around £27,000 a year while Public Health managers can earn up to £55,000 a year.


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