The care sector is one of the biggest and most important industries in the UK.Job opportunities are vast, varied and very much in-demand; you could go on to become a Nurse, Operating Department Practitioner, Social Worker, Support Worker, Midwife, Carer or Counsellor. Our nationally recognised qualifications provide you with sought-after, transferable skills for a successful career to begin your journey in the health and social care sector.Our courses are ideal for those who have a true passion for caring for others. You’ll learn key skills from our supportive tutors who have many years of experience working in the health and social care sector. At Rotherham College we have a fully-equipped hospital ward which we use to recreate real life situations in order to develop your skill set. Practical sessions include a range of different aspects, along with theory to support and develop your knowledge further, giving you a better understanding of the roles and responsibilities within the career pathway you have chosen. We have a wealth of experience in Science to support learners who may want to take a different pathway into the world of laboratory work, research, investigative studies, and areas such as Radiography, Pharmacy, Radiotherapy and Physiotherapy.
Within Health and Social Care, we are now offering the T Level in Nursing route for learners to progress onto.
Subject areas such as;
CommunicationEquality and DiversitySafeguarding
Assessment methods include coursework and exams along with work experience to gain further experience and develop transferable skills.
The Progression course will help you to develop a wide range of interpersonal and study skills to support your progress to higher levels of study or employment.You will study a range of units based within vocation related subjects that will help you to further develop and apply numeracy and literacy skills, and also demonstrate work-related skills such as organisation, working to deadlines, presentation and communication skills, we will also support you to explore and apply for the next steps in your progression. Assessment is ongoing via coursework related written assessments, presentations and questions. You will be required to study English and Maths alongside your Progression course.
Our Access HE Diplomas will help you to achieve the required UCAS Tariff points to progress to Higher Education. The Diplomas consist of a range of subject sets that could be Biology, Health, Study Skills, Psychology, Chemistry or Physics.The structure of the Diplomas varies to allow you to choose the one that will meet the requirements of your preferred pathway and HE expectations.
The Access course also enables you to be prepared for the demands of HE with expectations for the development of high levels of academic skills, research and self-directed study. Internal assessment methods are varied and there are no external exams.Students achieving a L3 Diploma can also progress to higher level apprenticeships andemployment in the health and social care sector.
You can apply using our online application form and clicking the Apply Now button at the top of this page. For more information support with your enquiry or application please contact Student Services by emailing email@example.com or by calling 01709 362111.
- 16-18 year olds do not need to pay course fees
- Those aged 19 or over may not need to pay fees depending on their circumstances. Find out if you qualify.
“My tutors are really supportive. I like learning about a range of in-depth topics relating to my course.”Aimee Winstanley Level 3 Health and Social Care, Former student at De Warenne Academy
We make every effort to ensure information within our online course directory is accurate and a true representation of the courses we are offering in 2024-25. However, we do reserve the right to make changes if necessary.