Health & Social Care

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Health & Social Care
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If you are dedicated, motivated and have a caring nature, the private and public health and social care sectors offer a wide variety of career opportunities to make most of your invaluable talents.

Our courses are ideally suited to those who wish to pursue a career in social and home care, support work, occupational therapy, health and wellbeing, care assistance and training and development.

courses available in Health & Social Care
Level 2 Health and Social Care
Level 3 Health and Social Care
T Level Health - Midwifery; Mental Health; Children and Young People
Disability Awareness
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Why study here?

Our Health and Social Care courses are devised to give you an understanding and enhancing your knowledge of caring for adults and children. The courses include a placement in a real a working environment which will enable you to put your theoretical learning into practice.

State-of-the-art facilities including a realistic simulated ward environment for students to mirror workplace standards. Links to industry work placements within the NHS.

Macclesfield College works very closely with Macclesfield hospital to provide students with specialist health and social care training. Highly skilled tutors with years of industry skills and knowledge to provide the best quality training to students.

Students on Heath & Social Care programmes benefit from:

Mock hospital ward classrooms

NHS industry placements

Teachers with industry knowledge


Paramedic, Social Worker, Forensic Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Health Visitor, Youth Worker, Midwife, Radiologist, Public Health Practitioner, Substance Misuse Worker, Healthcare Assistant, Family Support Worker, Dental Nurse, Physiotherapist, Dietitian, Care Worker

Skills Required for Health & Social Care
Ability to carry out basic tasks on a computer or hand-held device
Patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
Ability to work well within a team and on your own
Knowledge of maths/English/science/digital
Good attention to detail
Knowledge of health provision
Behaviours Required for HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
Positive and mature attitude
Effective communication
Adaptable & problem solver
Team worker
Ability to adapt to different diversities, cultures & religions
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