Health, Social Care and Childcare

This course is available in Welsh

Course Overview

This course will equip you with knowledge, understanding and skills relating to the development and care of people. Learners will develop their understanding of influences on human growth, development, behaviour and well-being.

You will also gain a detailed understanding of the social, physical, emotional, and cultural needs of people who use care and support services, and recognise that each individual has a unique blend of abilities and needs.

You will gain an understanding of how service provision in Wales supports the development and well-being of individuals, including contemporary issues such as having an ethical and sustainable health, social care and childcare system.

First year topics are likely to include:

  • Modifiable risks to health, how health risks can change
  • Promoting good health.

In year two, you can specialise in either health and social care or childcare.

Elements of this course can be delivered through the medium of Welsh.


Entry Requirements

Seven GCSEs at grade C or above including English, Maths and Science.

Progression Opportunities

At the College you could progress to the Foundation Degree in Education Learning and Development or Childhood Development Practice.

Further study at university in nursing, midwifery, social work, paramedic science, medical science, occupational therapy, speech and language therapy, teaching or psychology, or find employment in care work.

Course deliverable in Welsh: