Health and Social Care

Choose to be

  • Care Assistant
  • Counsellor
  • Dental Nurse
  • Health Professional
  • Nurse
  • Social Worker

Working closely with NHS Trusts, local authorities and private businesses across the adult social care and healthcare industries, we have built our reputation for high quality education and training that makes a difference.

Programmes delivered at the Twelve Quays Campus include:

Course Level Code
NCFE Prep 1 for Health, Care and Early Years 1 J199
Health and Social Care Diploma 2 J023
Health and Social Care – Preparing to Work 2 J187
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care 2 J076
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Health Clinical Healthcare Support 2 J108
Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Healthcare Support Services 2 J111
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Dental Nursing 3 J075
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health Allied Health Profession Support 3 J109
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health and Social Care 3 J077
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health Clinical Healthcare Support 3 J107
Advanced Level Apprenticeship in Health Healthcare Support Services 3 J110
Health and Social Care – Preparing to Work 3 J178
Nursing & Care Extended Diploma 3 J197
Introduction to Vocational Studies E3 K073

Where next?

Many students progress onto jobs once they have completed their full-time study programmes, and other Level 3 students progress onto Higher Education to study towards a degree, such as the BSc (Hons) Psychology at Wirral Met College, which is validated by the University of Liverpool.

Career opportunities

These courses equip students with the skills and knowledge to progress onto occupations including:

Starting salaries for Care Assistants can be between £12,000 and £16,000 per year. With experience, qualifications and extra responsibilities or specialist support worker skills, Care Assistants may earn between £18,000 and £21,000 per year. Mental health nurses can earn from £21,000 to £27,000 per year, and experienced nurses working as clinical specialists or nurse team managers can earn from £25,000 to £40,000 per year. (Source)

Where are they now?

Mary-Ann Grist

After completing a traineeship at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Mary-Ann has [progressed onto an apprenticeship with the Trust whilst also studying towards the Level 2 Diploma in Clincal Healthcare support.

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