The majority of people will use a care service or some form of care support during their lifetime, and there is an increasing need for these services in the UK. A career in this area could range from working with fostering and adoption and community work to psychology and occupational therapy. Employers include the NHS, local authorities, charities and schools.
School Leaver Courses
Generally studied by 16-18 year olds as an alternative to A-Levels.
Health and Social Care Level 2 Certificate
You will study core subject areas in health and social care to support progression to further learning…
Health and Social Care Level 3
This two year programme offers progression from the Certificate through to the Extended Diploma, dependent…
Health and Social Care Level 3 in partnership with University Hospital Southampton
The course involves assignment work and work placements for two years. An example of year 1 is: Terms…
Level 2 NCFE Introducing Caring for Children and Young People
This qualification is made up of 14 units which cover a range of subjects including children's play,…
Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Education
You will study a wide range of units including child development, health and well-being, additional needs,…
Adult Professional Courses
Expert qualifications that can be studied flexibly around your working life.
Level 2 HABC Diploma in Care
This course is made up of mandatory units which will help you build on your current knowledge. You will…
Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Workforce (Early Years Educator)
Learners will be required to complete 350 recommended placement hours in an Early Years setting. Future…
Level 3 Diploma in Dental Nursing
This qualification focuses on direct chair-side work and support during a range of dental treatments.…
Level 3 HABC Diploma in Adult Care
The qualification aims to develop further, specialist skills and knowledge in learners areas of responsibility…
Traineeship in Customer Service for Health & Social Care Settings
You will learn the core principles of customer service in a health and social care setting, and develop…
Care courses at Eastleigh College are taught by professionals and each course has a large practical element, which gives you hands-on professional training.
Classrooms at the College have been designed to integrate teaching and learning in one space, which provides an excellent environment. The College also has close links with a wide range of employers, and can help broaden students’ understanding of care services through work placements.
Counselling courses are ‘life-changing’ say HE Learners
Counselling is a continuously evolving career choice and the new DipHE Counselling Diploma qualifications at Eastleigh College are proving popular with learners looking to take their next steps towards this fulfilling and impactful career path. Diploma-qualified counsellors now have the option to top up their counselling diploma (DipHE) to a Bachelor degree with Eastleigh College.
Adult students on a career path are positive about going to university
According to figures recently reported by UCAS, the total number of applicants wishing to start university in September hit a new high. The findings coincide with the results of an exit poll of 250 adult learners from Eastleigh College in which 98% agreed that ‘My course will enable me to develop a new career’.