Child, Health and Social Care

Child, Health and Social Care

About Child, Health and Social Care

Would you like to make a difference and start a career in the UK’s large and varied care sector? All our early years, health and social care courses give you the opportunity to gain the knowledge, skills, experience and industry qualifications you need to start your career. You will spend time in valuable work placements in different care settings related to your chosen course – such as nurseries or care homes. Your time at college focuses on developing your knowledge in relevant topics such as children’s learning and development, safeguarding, anatomy and physiology and equality – taught by staff who are industry professionals.

 

#YourFuture

Many students progress into employment in their chosen field after completing their course. This includes roles in nurseries, childcare centres, care homes and youth work. Many Level 3 students go on to university courses including Child Development, Youth and Community Care, Nursing, Social Care and Teaching. ∫ou can also study a university course at CAVC, with Foundation Degrees in Care Studies and a popular Learning Support Assistant course.

#YourIndustry

Over 100,000 people are employed in the care sector in the Cardiff City Region. This is forecast to grow 7% by 2020 with an increase in jobs. UKCES, 2013

#YourCAVC

All care courses have a big emphasis on work placements – to make sure you get the practical experience that develops your employability, CV and career prospects.

Take a look at where our Health and Care courses might take you, with our Career Pathway progression map!

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Course options

16-18 year olds: Health and Social Care courses

With courses ranging from an Entry Level in Early Years Education all the way up to Foundation Degrees, we offer a range of programmes to suit anyone interested in working in the care sector. Whether you aspire to work with children or are aiming for a career in Nursing, CAVC offers you courses with placements in relevant settings to fully prepare you for a successful career. 

16-18 year olds: Childcare and Early Years

With courses ranging from an Entry Level in Early Years Education all the way up to Foundation Degrees, we offer a range of programmes to suit anyone interested in working in the care sector. Whether you aspire to work with children or are aiming for a career in Nursing, CAVC offers you courses with placements in relevant settings to fully prepare you for a successful career. 

Adults: Health and Social Care and Counselling

Whether you're looking to retrain or boost your qualifications at CAVC we offer a range of part-time and full-time courses at various levels. These inlcude Access to Nursing, part-time Health and Social Care courses for Adults, Foundation Degrees and a range of Counselling qualifications. 

Adults: Childcare and Early Years

Whether you're looking to retrain or boost your qualifications at CAVC we offer a range of part-time and full-time courses at various levels. These inlcude Access to Nursing, part-time Health and Social Care courses for Adults, Foundation Degrees and a range of Counselling qualifications. 

Higher Education

We offer Foundation Degrees in Childhood Studies, Care Studies, Healthcare Play Specialism and more in partnership with a range of high profile Universities.