Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Careers in Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Careers in Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Our study programmes provide you with knowledge, experience and opportunities which can provide a route to such careers as: Nursing, Social Work, Emergency Services, Youth and Community work.

99%

of our students went on to work or further study after completing their courses.

All students have access to:

Student Profile

Kimberley White

Health and Social Care Level 1 Full-time

“I would recommend Barnsley College to others as you get a lot of support from tutors and staff. You are treated like an adult and it is a safe environment. It is the closest college to where I live, so it is easy to get here.”

Carlton Community College

Student Profile

Curtis Jones Yates

Health and Social Care Level 2 Full-time

“I would recommend Barnsley College because there is a large variety of courses, so there’s something for everyone. You get more freedom at college and smaller class sizes mean I get more help.”

Darton College

Student Profile

Freya Atkinson

Health and Social Care Level 3 Full-time

“There is less pressure when studying a vocational course as the work is spread out over two years. The college is flexible, offers a lot of independence and is good preparation for university. It was good to get real life experience during a three-week placement in a care home as part of my course.”

Barnsley Academy

Student Profile

Andrea Dunnill

Health and Social Care Level 2 Apprenticeship

“I’m enjoying studying my apprenticeship because I’m learning lots of new skills whilst getting my qualifications in an industry I want to continue working in.”

Freeston Academy

Student Profile

Abbigail Ogilvie

Healthcare Clinical Support Level 3 Apprenticeship

“I chose to study at Barnsley College after I’d heard good reviews about it through my employer. I’m learning lots of new topics and there’s lots of support from my tutors. Once I complete my apprenticeship I’m hoping to become a nurse.”

Ossett Academy

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

Reason 1

You’ll be taught by highly experienced staff who have worked within the health and social care industry,

Reason 2

You will learn in an inclusive environment to suit your learning needs.

Reason 3

We offer work placement opportunities to enhance your employability skills as part of some study programmes.

Reason 4

Take a look at our  Health Care Prospectus for information about Health and Social Care Apprenticeships

Reason 5

We work alongside over 200 health and social care providers to support work placement and future employment opportunities for our students, which includes hospitals across Yorkshire.