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Health & Social Care Courses in Guildford, Surrey

Careers in healthcare are all about helping people who are having problems with their physical health. Careers in social care are concerned with helping vulnerable people in the community and providing with them support, so that they can benefit from a much improved way of life.

Health and Social Care is an especially broad career sector. Loads of different career paths are available for people from all kinds of academic background. If you are interested in the well being of others, then a career in health and social care could be for you.

Our Health and Social Care courses have an excellent local reputation and our tutors maintain strong links with local care industries, health providers and children’s centres in the area which enables us to be able to offer our learners some fantastic work placement opportunities. 

Our courses have a strong vocational emphasis and provide an excellent platform for progression to degree courses or professional qualifications that can be studied whilst you are in the workplace.

Our brand new state-of-the-art Care Skills Training Centre gives students a unique insight into careers in Health & Social Care and gives you the opportunity to practice and refine the skills you will need in the workplace. 

Access to Nursing and Healthcare Professions Diploma - 2020:21
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Health and Childcare Level 2 Diploma - 2020:21
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Health and Social Care Level 3 Extended Diploma - 2020:21
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Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children's and Young People's Settings Level 1 Diploma - 2020:21


Why Choose Guildford College?

  • Brand new state-of-the-art Care Skills Training Centre
  • High success rates
  • Comprehensive training opportunities
  • Hands-on experience in various work placements and educational visits
  • Subject-specialist teaching

Day to Day in Industry

  • Communication and professional skills
  • Individual needs
  • Lifespan development
  • Food and nutrition
  • Learning and care
  • Complementary therapies

Jobs in Health & Social Care

  • Nurse
  • Social Worker
  • Care Manager
  • Family Support Worker
  • Speech Therapist
  • Youth Work and Justice
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Midwife
  • Mental Health Therapist
Students studying in the Learning Resource Centre

Average Salary

Nursery and play workers and teaching assistants can start at around £15,000, rising to twice that for managers. Care assistants would earn a similar wage to begin with, rising to £21,000 plus with experience.

Moving On

Apply for a related university course in health and social care, midwifery and many others.


Student Soundbite

Hannah Philips

“My course has given me great practical skills and knowledge for my chosen career in nursing and I'm now going on to university to do a degree.”

Hannah - Health Studies Level 3 Diploma

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