Health & Social Care College Courses in Hertfordshire

A career in care is one of the most rewarding, providing tremendous personal and career satisfaction. Health and Social care providers are among the biggest UK employers and our courses will provide you with a range of skills and the knowledge needed to work in the health and social care sector. 

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Why study Health & Social Care at Oaklands College

Our dynamic 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 have the opportunity to attend a number of work placements. This gives you the chance to experience first-hand what its like to work in your chosen field, or to try out different types of settings within the care sector. Attending work placements adds invaluable experience to your CV, something which employers regularly tell us makes a candidate really stand out from the crowd when they apply for a job.

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    WORK EXPERIENCE - You will have the opportunity to attend a number of work placements to experience first-hand what its like to work in your chosen field.

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    STUDY POROGRAMME - Your study programme will also include Maths and English at the appropriate level for you.

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    WHAT NEXT? - progression could lead into employment in a hospital, local clinic, primary care trust, residential home or day centre, where you might take professional body examinations or complete NVQs. Alternatively you could continue onto a Higher Education programme in Nursing, Midwifery or Social Work.

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Opportunities in Health and Social Care

This course is designed to enable your progression onto higher education. With further study, possible future career options open to you include

Expert Tutors

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.

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Level 1 Certificate in an Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children

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Meet: Lewis Mascoll

Level 2 Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care

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has to offer at Oaklands College

Studying at Oaklands is about finding out what you enjoy learning, with a huge range of courses including A Levels, BTECs and Apprenticeships our students are given a the opportunity to make their own academic choices, and thrive in a subject they enjoy.

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Over 64% of our students go on to find work placements in their chosen field of study

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