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Career Pathway

A qualification in Health and Social Care can lead to careers such as;

  • Nurse
  • Care worker
  • Family Support Officer
  • Social Worker
  • Nursing home Carer
  • Counsellor
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Learning Disability Carer


As part of this course you will gain employability skills in the following areas –

  • Clinical skills
  • Patient care
  • Medical terminology
  • Health promotion
  • Patient assessment
  • Infection control
  • Documentation and record-keeping
  • Medication management
  • Ethics and professionalism in healthcare
  • Collaborative care planning

Success stories

“Studying Health and Social care at BCA has made me realise I want to progress onto University to study Paramedic Science to help me achieve my aspiration of becoming a Paramedic”

Keira's Story