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Health & Social Care Courses in Hertfordshire

Embark on one of the most rewarding career paths with one of our specialised Health & Social Care courses here at Oaklands College.

Health & Social Care is a growing vocational profession and a career in care is one of the most rewarding, providing tremendous personal and job satisfaction.

Health & Social Care providers are among the biggest UK employers. Our courses will provide you with a range of skills and the knowledge needed to work in the Health & Social Care sector.
Sue Mountain - Head of Health & Social Care
I have worked at Oaklands for a year, but have worked in Further Education for the last ten years, five years as a Head of Department and five as a lecturer. Prior to working in Education I was a Senior Officer in the Prison service for ten years. I am passionate about ensuring young people have every opportunity to meet their potential no matter what their background or prior qualifications. I believe that with the right support everyone can succeed and move on to their chosen career.  I have a fantastic team in Hair and Beauty/ Early Years and Health & Social Care who have the experience and share my passion to provide exceptional support to the students in our department that enable them to be successful in whatever path they choose.
head of childcare and early years SUE

Level 1 Courses From September in Borehamwood

We have a Level 1 Certificate Introduction to Health, Social Care & Children & Young People's Setting which can be completed at our brand new Borehamwood Campus! 

Our dynamic team have a vast amount of vocational and academic experience, and provide excellent support to help students achieve their goals. The team uses a large variety of teaching strategies to meet everyone’s needs. You will be encouraged to develop skills and experience, and given all the support you need to help progress and meet your career goals.

You may also have the opportunity to undertake supervised work placements enabling you to experience life as a care practitioner.

All of our full time programmes include opportunities to support and enhance your learning so that you can achieve your goals and ambitions. Students enrol on a Study Programme which individualises their education whilst enhancing their employability skills. A Study programme is made up of four key elements which includes a main vocational qualification, the development of English and maths through the study of GCSEs or Functional Skills, Work-related learning through work experience and Personal Development Reviews.

Find a course to suit you from the list below. If you get stuck, don’t worry, help is at hand just call us on 01727 737000 or email info@oaklands.ac.uk

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  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus
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  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

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