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Health & Social Care

Four GSCEs (any subjects) at grades D-E (one of which must be a related subject) - or successful completion of a Level 1 substantial qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, a satisfactory reference, and a substantial qualification in a related subject.

Entry Requirements

Four GSCEs (any subjects) at grades D-E (one of which must be a related subject) - or successful completion of a Level 1 substantial qualification in a related subject - plus an initial assessment that indicates an appropriate level of English and mathematical ability, a satisfactory reference, and a substantial qualification in a related subject.

  • Unit breakdown, Progression & More...

    Assessment Method

    Internal assessed assignments and exam based external assessments

    Progression Opportunities

    Having successfully completed the course, you can progress to Level 3, and after further study you may choose to work in the adult social care sector or move into specialist health and care professions.

    Career Options

    What can I earn in the health and social care industry? When you're deciding what to study post-16, it's important to think about where your course will lead. If you study for a vocational qualification in health and social care, you'll be starting on a career path with lots of opportunity for progression ? and a good salary in your sights. For example: Care workers start on around £13,000 a year and can earn £17,000 with 3-5 years' experience Social workers start on around £24,000 a year and can earn £39,000 with 3-5 years' experience Nurses start on around £26,000 a year and can earn £31,000 with 3-5 years' experience

    If you're interested in a career in the health and social care industry, we offer a diverse range of vocational courses that will help you get where you want to go. Our tiered qualifications are industry-accepted and government-recognised, and many include valuable work experience, giving you the confidence and skills you need to succeed in this sector. To find out more go to https://www.lscollege.ac.uk/courses/health-and-social-care or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Course Details

Venue Lewisham Way
Day/Eve Day
Mode Full Time
Duration 1 year
Start Date 09/09/2019
End Date 03/07/2020

Funding

For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

16-18 Free
19-24 £ 1,113 p/year
24+ £1,113 p/year
International £9,000 p/year

More Options

  • Starting 09/09/2019 at Lewisham Way
    Venue Lewisham Way
    Day/Eve Day
    Mode Full Time
    Duration 1 year
    Start Date 09/09/2019
    End Date 03/07/2020

    Funding

    For up-to-date information about tuition fees, living costs and financial support, visit Fees and Finance.

    16-18 Free
    19-24 £ 994 p/year
    24+ £994 p/year
    International £9,000 p/year

And Then?

College isn't just about a social life and good grades. Check out what sort of careers this subject can lead to.

Senior care workers

£25,000

Care workers and home carers

£35,000

Welfare and housing associate professionals n.e.c.

£23,000

Saikou Sanyang

Saikou Sanyang

We had a great bond as a class, and our course tutor was always willing to go the extra mile to support learners. I feel that I have really grown both personally and professionally.

Serifat Kareem

Serifat Kareem

Coming to Lewisham College gave me time to truly think about what I wanted to do as an undergraduate student, it really helped my decision to study for a Master’s afterwards – particularly the 'Professional Development' module.

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