At City and Islington College, we have a large and successful provision for those who wish to be a part of this caring community. Our courses will equip you with the skills and abilities to deliver a first-class service as well as enable you to progress onto management level. At Level 3 you will be able to follow either a care or health sciences pathway.
All courses include work experience and opportunities for you to practise in a realistic working environment within the college. Our dedicated team of tutors will guide and support you through the learning process and offer expert advice on appropriate career pathways.
The National Health Service and the health sector is changing rapidly and offers a wide range of employment opportunities. London salaries vary but as a guide, you could expect to earn £24,523 for a Child and Early Years Officer, £41,205 as a Social Worker and £39,083 as an experienced Nurse.
Career options at a glance include:
If you already have some work experience in counselling, whether in the paid or voluntary sector, this person-centred and practical course will help you to develop your listening and counselling skills to further your career prospects.
This course will develop your understanding of how you and other people relate to those around you, including the importance of communication, preparing you for work experience as a trainee counsellor.
This course provides the training and qualification you need to work as a qualified counsellor in a counselling agency.
If you would like to study Health and Human Sciences at university but left school without the qualifications you need, then this Access to HE course could be for you. Each year, over 20,000 Access to HE students apply for a degree course at a UK university; if you go onto complete a relevant degree at university, your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off by Student Finance England.
This course has been designed to give you a broad introduction to health and social care, developing your practical and technical skills for working in the sector.
This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to work in health and social care, focusing on practical, work-related activities in realistic settings.
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.
This course will equip you to specialise in health and social care, either in higher education or at work, covering everything from human anatomy and physiology to equality and diversity at work.
If you work in Health and Social Care and want to progress your career, this course can give you the qualifications needed to advance.
If you are currently working as a carer or wanting to start a career in the care sector, this course can support you in progressing in your career.