The care sector is one of the biggest and most important industries in the UK.

If you are a caring person and interested in a career in Health Care, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Social Care or Clinical Practice, we will provide you with the best learning experience and industry-relevant qualifications to unlock your potential and succeed in your chosen career as a Health Science Professional.

You will need to be flexible and committed the values and principals of care for our growing and ageing population.

Studying with us will provide opportunities for you to learn from highly skilled tutors with expertise in Clinical Practice, Health Care and Social Work.
Dearne Valley College is the Hub for Higher Skills in Health and Social Care and we are currently developing a Health and Science Laboratory, simulated Clinical Suite and Medical Assessment Ward and new sector related technologies. You will be able to complete a variety of enrichment programmes and competitions to develop employability and personal development skills.
You will also be able to take part in a range of Educational Visits, Volunteering and organise community events.

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. 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.