Health, Care & Childhood Studies

If you want a rewarding, stimulating, varied and satisfying career, a future in health, care and childcare will offer all of these and more. Care for babies and young children and help to plan their development and wellbeing through childood and early year studies or work with adults and young people in health, social and care environments.

What can I study?

  • health care
  • social care
  • child care
  • early years, education & development

Facilities & Opportunities

  • video practical sessions
  • virtual babies
  • mini laptops
  • extensive work placement providers 

Your Future

Depending on your chosen course, you could be working in teaching, nursing, social work, child care, health care or studying further at university. 

What will I be doing?

Depending on your job role, you may work in residential homes, pharmacies or schools and nurseries. You'll be communicating with patients, children and young adults to discover how to best support them with their needs, establishing the best course of treatment and ensuring that they trust the decisions you are making. 

What skills will I need?

Compassion, empathy, good communication and interpersonal skills, patience, teamwork, initiative, energy, flexibility and trust.