Health and Social Care

As a student of Health and Social Care Studies you will initially take part in taught sessions to allow you time to enhance and develop your skills and understanding.

With strong links within the local community, and partnership with Health Care providers including the NHS, our programmes offer a wide range of work placements that allow you to gain real experience in a health and social setting where appropriate to the level of programme you are studing.

Students studying a Health & Social Care course at Expanse Group follow a comprehensive curriculum, including units from the Skilled for life framework such as:

  • Communication and information sharing
  • Partnership working
  • Health, wellbeing and lifestyle
  • Growth, development and healthy living
  • Safeguarding and protecting individuals
  • Supporting children and young people
  • Patient centred health care
  • Personal and professional development in the work environment

Completing a Health & Social Care training course could lead to a or higher level of study, Supported Internships and career opportunities in:

  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Social work
  • Teaching
  • Youth work
  • Working in a nursing home/residential care home.

We offer study programmes from Entry Level 3 to Level 2 Extended Diploma. So whatever you have achieved in the past, we will be able to find the right level of course for you.  All our courses are awarded by Pearson Edexcel, one of the UKs leading awarding bodies.

Qualification & RARPA

Where appropriate you can gain accreditation from Pearson Edexcel at Entry level 3 to Level 2 .Qualifications include:

Pearson BTEC Entry Level 3 or L1 in Health and Social Care

Pearson BTEC Level 2 Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care

Individual units from Edexcel BTEC Qualification from the skilled for life framework

Pearson Edexcel Functional Skills Maths and English EL1/2/3 and L1

You will also be developing your communication, social, independence, reading, writing and numeracy skills within sessions and in discrete maths and English sessions if appropriate.

Employability skills are embedded through all your sessions in Health and Social Care Studies and you will also have discrete session ranging from time-keeping and the importance of uniform in the industry through to careers options and CV writing.