Health and Social Care

Pathways

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

You will learn about all aspects of care for both adults and children. Topics covered include life stages, public health, physiological disorder, anatomy and physiology, equality, diversity and rights in care work, values and planning and supporting and protecting adults and children.  

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 Sheppey College

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Sheerness, Kent
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