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.
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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…
|Job Role||Adult Nurse||Healthcare Assistant||Care Worker/Home Carer||Midwife||Senior Careworker||Ambulance staff (excluding Paramedic)|
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.
In a bid to support the Solent and South Hampshire’s economic recovery in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, Eastleigh College has launched an ambitious and collaborative pledge which aims to benefit individuals, employers and communities across the region. The pledge has been developed with support from a numbers of stakeholders including business groups, employers, councils, schools and University of Portsmouth.
In response to the rapid expansion of online education and the proliferation of virtual classrooms, Ofsted (the Office for Standards in Education Children's Services and Skills) is undertaking a national review to evaluate learners’ experience of the online learning available to them. Eastleigh College is one of the 12 FE colleges nationally invited to participate, and the only college from the Solent region.