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.
Generally studied by 16-18 year olds as an alternative to A-Levels.
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You will study core subject areas in health and social care to support progression to further learning…
You will study a wide range of units including child development, health and well-being, additional needs,…
This two year programme offers progression from the Certificate through to the Extended Diploma, dependent…
The course involves assignment work and work placements for 2 years. An example of year 1 is: Terms…
Expert qualifications that can be studied flexibly around your working life.
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.
Local businesses support Eastleigh College’s annual ‘Chippy of the Year’ awards celebrating the hard work and successes of the college’s carpentry and joinery students and apprentices.
Carpentry and joinery students from Eastleigh College have helped to save a local charity £12,000 by putting their skills to good use carrying out out essential maintenance and decorating.