Health and Social Care


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

The Health and Social Care sector offers rewarding careers that focus on making people’s lives better.

If you’re interested in working with the elderly, young people, people with learning disabilities or within the NHS, our qualifications can help you achieve your goal. Learning will be a combination of classroom lessons and work experience placements. This will give you the invaluable experience employers look for to get you off to the best start in your career.


Careers in this industry include:

  • Social Worker
  • Healthcare Assistant
  • Outreach Officer
  • Counsellor
  • Therapist 

Career Prospects

This pathway could lead to many career opportunities


Social workers

Annual pay

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 Broadstairs College

If you know exactly which course and level you need to apply for, or want more information, please select from the options below:

Contact us

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Ramsgate Road
Broadstairs, Kent
CT10 1PN