Health and Social

A fast-paced and changing sector, health and social care professionals need to be proactive and flexible. Essential for our growing and ageing population, you will earn about all aspects of care for both adults and children. Covering topics that include life stages, public health, physiological disorder, anatomy and physiology, equality, diversity and rights in care work, values and planning and supporting and protecting adults.
There will be classroom learning as well as the chance to get first hand practical experience gaining an insight into working in a hospital in our clinical skills room with hospital beds and life like simulated patients.

Career Areas

  • Ambulance care assistant
  • Home carers
  • Physiotherapist
  • Social worker

What Next?

If you want to go on to further study, the University Centre Grimsby has higher education courses in areas such as health and social care, counselling studies, community mental health, mental health studies, applied psychology and hospital and health care. Apprenticeships are also available if you want to go straight into the workplace.

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