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Health and Social Care

The courses offered within the Division of Care and Access offer a wide range of qualifications ranging from Levels 1-4 in Childcare, 2-4 in BTEC Health and social care and 2-3 in Access. A levels in Psychology, Sociology and Health and Social Care are also offered.

All courses offer an excellent route into working within an education or health and social care setting alongside the opportunity to progress to HE courses.

Whether you want to become a Classroom teaching assistant, Childcare worker, support worker, carer or auxiliary, we can offer you an appropriate course in a practical, supportive, learning environment.

You will be taught by excellent teachers in a modern environment with excellent resources. You will also be able to take advantage of the college extensive library and modern IT suites.

These courses prepare you for the world of work. We have strong links with local settings and local employers. Arranged work placements will give you the opportunity to experience current job roles within a variety of settings.

The Division is proud of the consistent high success rates of our learners and we can boast that our Division has been identified as one of the top Divisions in Welsh colleges in 2014.

Take a look at the courses on offer:

A Level Health and Social Care

A level health & social care provides students with the general knowledge and understanding required for working within a number of vocational qualifications within the sector.

A level Psychology

Psychology is the science of the mind, body and experience. Students will learn about different research methods and theories and will enjoy taking part in class exercises and discussions about factors that drive thoughts and behaviours.

A Level Sociology

A level sociology will introduce you to points of view on society, learning that there is no absolute right or wrong in sociology because so much of what we investigate is open to interpretation.

BTEC Diploma in Health and Social Care and WBQ

This qualification is aimed at learners who need the specialist knowledge and understanding of health and social care necessary for working with individuals in a variety of job roles within health and social care settings. Learners attend work placement for two block placements.

Diploma in Health and Social Care

This NVQ is suitable for people who are either working or are regular volunteers in care settings.

Health and Social Care Level 3 90-credit Diploma

This diploma is designed as a one-year course, enabling learners to develop a common core of knowledge including communication skills, equality and diversity, health, safety and security and human lifespan development

Health and Social Care Department receives the Careers Wales Mark Award

Awarded for: Continuous Improvement in the delivery of the Careers and the World of Work Framework. For more information

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