Broadstairs College - Health and Social Care
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Health and Social Care

Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focused on future careers or further education opportunities

The health and social care sector offers rewarding careers that focus on making people’s lives better.

If you’re interested in working with the elderly, young people, people with learning disabilities or within the NHS, our qualifications can help you achieve your goal. Learning will be a combination of classroom lessons and work experience placements. This will give you the invaluable experience employers look for to get you off to the best start in your career.

Careers

Careers in this industry include:

  • Social Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Outreach Officer
  • Counsellor
  • Therapist 

Career Prospects

Example: Social workers

 Annual pay
£22,880 - £47,320
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.

Across the UK the workforce is projected to expand by 35% over the period to 2027, adding 32,743 jobs. In the same period, 72% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 66,915 job openings.

Role description

Social workers provide information, advice and support to those who are socially excluded or are experiencing crisis; they protect the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people, people with disabilities, elderly people and people who are mentally or physically ill, and they may specialise in specific areas of work.

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Are you?

16-18

Entry requirements

Our entry requirements allow any student to apply enrol and progress in their studies with us to achieve their full potential.

You will apply for your chosen pathway and at the interview you can discuss what entry criteria you need for each level.

Once you have your GCSEs we can ensure you are enrolled on the best level for you to progress and succeed at College.

Please see our Group entry requirements

What's next?

Step 1 - Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 - Interview

We will contact you with appropriate options for conducting your interview, either online or in person.

At your interview, we will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. It is also your opportunity to make sure that the pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Broadstairs College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Need more help?

Our advice and guidance team can be contacted to help you understand your next steps at College.

Contact us

We'd love to hear from you

Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN

Telephone:
01843 605040