This programme broadens your understanding of careers in health care, social care and children's services. The focus is on developing skills which are directly transferable to the workplace - or to study at the next level.
- Introduction to the caring sectors
- Health and social care needs
- Creative and leisure activities for children and adults
- Personal care in health and social care
- Promoting healthy eating in care
- Valuing children as individuals
- Communication with adults and children in health and social care
- English and Maths, as required.
Apply online, by direct application to the College on 0800 731 82 81 or through CAP (Common Application Process).
One year full-time, normally in College three days a week.
Students who want to further their studies can progress to a Level 2 course in Health and Social Care or Childcare at the College.
Work in nurseries, care homes, children's play centres, schools, child minding, within at home care services, as a counselling assistant and many more.
A passion for the subject and one satisfactory reference is needed.
BTEC Level 3 in Children’s Play, Learning and Development (Early Years Educator)
Lucy manages to hold down two jobs, working as an early years educator at a local nursery and also as a waitress, as well as her studies as she pursues her dream career working with children.
Q: What do you like about Bishop Burton College?
A: Bishop Burton College is a great place to learn. All the people at the College are really friendly. I enjoy my time here because the course is great and and the teachers are lovely.
Q: What is the best thing about your course?
A: One of the best things about my course is the work placement because you get to learn what it is really like to work in a nursery or school. The modules we do are also really interesting.
Q: What are your hopes for the future?
A: I hope to one day become a juvenile probation officer or a juvenile counsellor in America.