This Health and Social Care study programmes provide the knowledge needed
when working in a health and social care environments, caring for young people,
adults, and the elderly.
The programme covers a wide range of areas including; supporting individuals
with their physical and emotional care, daily living needs and health care
Level 3 learners will be in a work placement for one
day each week. Being in a placement will give learners the opportunity to gain
experience in a real work environment; putting into practice what has been
learned in the classroom. Placements can range from attending care homes,
schools, charities and nurseries.
Level 2 learners will have placement experience in either care homes, charity
organisations or day care settings, when tutors consider that learners are
placement ready and can work professionally.
Level 1 learners will visit care settings with their tutor, to gain an
understanding of the skills and professional behaviours required when working in
the care industry. The average salary you could expect to earn working in the
Health and Social Care sector is from the minimum wage for a care assistant
up to £30,000 for a setting manager.
Please Note: Work placement opportunities will be available at all