Health & Social Care - 14-16 College

2 years
Balliol Road Campus

Course Details

This option is for those wanting to follow a career helping others and caring for people in many different circumstances.

Demand for Health & Social Care workers is growing, so this is a great time to start your career in these professions. The sector supports over 6,000 careers and contributes over £170 million per year to our region’s economy.

  • Introduction to health and social care sector
  • Professional practice and the health care professional
  • Human growth and development
NCFE CACHE Level 2 Technical Award in Health and Social Care
  • College
  • Apprenticeship
  • Health Care Assistant
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Personal Support Assistant
  • Learning Support Assistant
  • Residential Social Worker
  • Supported Living Coordinator
  • Youth Worker
  • Classroom Assistant
  • Charity Officer
  • Counsellor
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Health Service Manager
  • Lifestyle Consultant
  • Nutritional Therapist
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Nursing

Entry Requirements

Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some frequently asked questions that we are often asked:

No, the Government funds all college places up to the age of 19.

No. It is entirely a choice for you and your family.

Each department has workwear that reflects the subject area and how employees in that industry dress. The pictures in the brochure and on this website give an idea of how the different outfits look.

At Hugh Baird College, everyone wears a coloured lanyard to show who they are – both staff and students. These are all different colours depending on which department you belong to. All Hugh Baird 14-16 College students will wear lanyards that are two-tone blue. It is important that you wear yours every day to gain access to the College.