Health & Social Care | Bolton College

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Careers in health and Social Care can be deeply fulfilling, offering opportunities to make a real difference to the lives and welfare of other people. With strong links within the local community, and an award-winning partnership with Bolton NHS Foundation Trust, our programmes offer a wide range of work placements that allow you to gain real experience in a health and social setting.

Students studying a Health & Social Care course at Bolton College follow a comprehensive curriculum, including units such as:

  • Communication and information sharing
  • Partnership working
  • Health, wellbeing and lifestyle
  • Growth, development and healthy living
  • Safeguarding and protecting individuals
  • Supporting children and young people
  • Patient centred health care
  • Personal and professional development in the work environment 

Completing a Health & Social Care training course could lead to a career in:

  • Healthcare
  • Nursing
  • Social work
  • Teaching
  • Youth work
  • Working in a nursing home/residential care home.

We offer full-time and Apprenticeship study programmes from Level 1 to Level 3 Extended Diploma. So whatever you have achieved in the past, we will be able to find the right level of course for you.  All our courses are awarded by CACHE, the UK’s only specialist awarding body for nationally and internationally recognised qualifications in Health & Social Care. 100% of our Level 3 learners have achieved their desired destination - either employment or Higher Education university study.
All our Health & Social Care training is taught at our Deane Road Campus in the centre of Bolton. The campus is conveniently located for students travelling from Manchester and throughout Lancashire.