Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Study programmes in Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Apprenticeships in Health, Science and Social Care Professions

Higher Education

Reasons to join us at Barnsley College

  1. You will be taught by highly experienced staff who have worked within the health, science and social care industry and are experts within their field.

  2. We have a fully-equipped ward, complete with resuscitation mannequins, which you will use during role play activities.

  3. We work alongside over 200 health and social care providers to support work placement and future employment opportunities for our students.

  4. You can take part in simulated activities with health and social care providers, such as National Health Service and local care homes.

  5. The Health, Science and Social Care industry is one of the largest in the UK and offers a wide and varied range of job opportunities.

  6. We offer a FdSc Professional Practice in Health and Social Care and a Higher Apprenticeship in Assistant Practitioner (Health) allowing you to get a higher level qualification while you work.

    Cover of Higher Apprenticeship booklet

All students have access to:


of our Health, Science and Social Care Professions students went on to work or further study after completing their course.

What next?

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.