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Overview

If you are interested in learning more about working in care professions such as health and social care or childcare then this may be the course for you. You will gain practical skills to develop and improve your confidence and experience.

Our friendly, specialist staff will offer the extra encouragement that you may need as you start the next stage of your learning. You will be fully supervised during your time doing practical activities.

Course description

You will study an award in adult health and social care and childcare, as well as improving your Functional Skills. You can take part in local trips and visits, along with other enrichment activities within the College to build your confidence and develop your social skills.

You will also study maths, English and ICT plus a digital skills course to build the skills you need for improving your independence or the next step in your career pathway.

Your programme will also focus on your health and well-being and how this support your physical, mental, emotional and social wellbeing.

Supported learning classes can include additional support if you are entitled to it, the additional support team work closely with the tutors to ensure you are fully supported during all lessons.

What areas will I study?

  • Employability and development skills
  • Preparation for Functional maths and English, which may lead to Functional Skills qualifications
  • Preparation for Functional ICT, which may lead to Functional Skills qualifications Digital skills course Health and wellbeing course

Course options

Age range Start Fees Duration Further Information
16-18 August 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 16-18 year olds is likely to be free.
19-23 (no level 3 qualification) August 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year - 1 Academic year Any course under level 4 for 19-23 year olds without a full level 3 qualification is likely to be free, please contact the college for further information
19-23 (with 1 or more level 3 qualifications) August 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £1800.00 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.
24+ August 2022, Duration: 1 Academic year £1800.00 1 Academic year You may be eligible for an advanced learning loan; please visit our advanced learning loan information page to find out more.