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Health & Social Care

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.

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 GCSE’s 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

BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

Our dynamic team have a vast amount of vocational and academic experience, and provide excellent support to help learners achieve their goals. The team uses a large variety of teaching strategies to meet everyone's needs. You will be encouraged to develop your skills and experience, and given all the support to help you progress and meet your career goals. You will undertake supervised work placements enabling you to experience life as a care practitioner. The Health and Social Care Team are made up of lecturers with both academic and vocational backgrounds in Health and Social Care and related disciplines

  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

A BTEC level 2 Diploma is designed to provide students with a broad knowledge and understanding of the Health and Social Care Sector.As well as develop practical skills needed to work within the sector.

  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 2Level 2
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus

This course is designed to give an Introduction to 16-19 year olds wishing to develop a career in either the Health and Social Care or the Early Years Sectors. Whilst at the same time developing English, math and social skills.

It is recommended that you purchase the following book to support you to be successful on your course:

Level 1 Introduction to Health and Social Care and Children & Young People's Settings by Corinne Barker and Emma Ward, (ISBN: 978 1471 83017 4).

  • Full TimeFull time
  • Duration1YR 1 Year
  • 1Level 1
  • WWelwyn Garden City Campus