Certificate in Health and Social Care

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Are you interested in a career in health and/or social care? This course is designed for individuals who either want to gain skills and knowledge to work in the care sector or for individuals who wish to progress further in their studies in health and social care.

The course has been carefully constructed to maximise the opportunity to develop both your knowledge and practical skills. There is volunteering opportunities built into this course and it is hoped that if you wish to go into employment, you will be given an interview with one of our partners.




This course has no formal entry requirements. It is designed for anyone who has a genuine interest in Health and Social Care.

A good personal statement demonstrating your genuine interest in the care sector is advantageous to your place on the course.


You will study a variety of units including:

  • Human Body
  • Values and Principles
  • Health and Technology
  • Numeracy
  • Volunteering

You will also experience learning using virtual technology within our skills labs on campus and will experience practical learning within the dementia suite. All successful applicants will be subject to an enhanced disclosure.

Where can I go from here?

Graduates of this course will be able to go directly into the following courses: