Health and Social Care

Pathways

Pathways are made up of courses focussed on future careers or further education opportunities

Do you want a career where you can help others? Train in health and social where you can make a real difference to people who really need it.

If you are interested in working in the health and social care sector, our qualifications will get you started in a rewarding career helping to make people’s lives better.

Learning will be a combination of classroom lessons and work experience placements. This will give you the qualifications employers look for and invaluable experience to start your career.

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities

Example

Social workers

Annual pay
£37,440

The workforce is projected to expand by 10% over the period to 2024, adding 11,728 jobs. In the same period, 33% of the workforce is projected to retire, creating 37,538 job openings.

Role description

Social workers provide information, advice and support to those who are socially excluded or are experiencing crisis; they protect the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people, people with disabilities, elderly people and people who are mentally or physically ill, and they may specialise in specific areas of work.

What's next?

Step 1 Apply

Once you apply, you will have an interview to discuss your chosen pathway

Step 2 Interview

At your interview, the tutor will discuss the entry requirements for each level and course. This is also your opportunity to make sure that this pathway meets your goals and ambitions.

Courses at Folkestone College

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Folkestone, Kent
CT20 2TZ