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Are you interested in working in the Healthcare sector or already employed?  There are a range of degree level courses in Somerset in Healthcare disciplines from HNC/Ds, Foundation degrees and up to full Degrees.

Health & Social Care is a vast sector undergoing significant changes each year, with a growing focus on Social, Health and Welfare services.  There are a wide range of courses covering topical issues as well as caring for a diverse range of patients’.

There are a great range of flexible courses on offer to give you a solid grounding in the theoretical and practical skills that are needed in the caring field today.  Cover units such as communication, partnerships, safeguarding, understanding specific needs and gain an understanding of the psychological, social and emotional aspects of care today.

If you have been out of education for a while, you can work towards entry to a degree level course by studying an Access course in a variety of areas.  This will give you the confidence that you have the study skills needed at degree level as well as specific units.

You can progress from Access courses on to a variety of Foundation degrees, there are also a number of full degrees to choose from.

Courses can lead to a variety of careers in the Healthcare sector such as care workers in a variety of settings.

So let’s find out about the range of courses available – simply take a look at the course listing or click on the college links above.

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