Find out more about the courses and levels offered at City and Islington College
This one-year course will develop your skills and knowledge in Health and Social Care, alongside improving your English and Maths, to help you progress in the sector.
You will study a combination of theory, applied theory and practical topics across a broad range of subjects.
Topics covered can include:
You will need
All applicants must have an initial assessment and interview to confirm that the course is suitable for them.
The course is assessed through a combination of coursework activities, theoretical and practical assignments, assessment tests, exams and case studies. There are two externally assessed units. All units are assessed and graded and an overall grade for the qualification is awarded.
If you will be aged 16, 17 or 18 on 31 August in the year you begin your course, and have been resident in the UK/EU/EEA for the past 3 years, it will be free. Some courses will have other costs associated, such as for materials and trips. Many of our students are eligible for financial support when studying at college – please click here for more information.
You can progress to further study, such as an Access to Higher Education course, such as Access to Nursing or Access to Teaching - or a relevant HNC or HND. Other progression routes include apprenticeships or other employment, such as voluntary or paid work within a care setting.