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 Health and Social Care

If you see yourself in a career that helps others and would find working in the Health sector rewarding, then studying Health and Social Care with Boston College will provide you with the skills and qualifications you'll need to succeed.

Successful completion of advanced level courses will provide access to careers in nursing, midwifery, paramedic and social work, and often progression to university level courses that can be studied here at Boston College.

At Level 2 and 3 you will also undertake work experience placements, working with a variety of service users with differing needs, nursing homes, special needs schools, residential homes and other facilities, that will help support your career.
Our staff have a wide range of expertise in Health and Social Care including, experience as qualified Nurses in areas such as Adult Nursing, Learning Disability, Midwifery and Mental Health, as well as highly experienced Social Care Managers. This means they bring their knowledge and skills to your learning.
Simple EARN whilst you LEARN!

Get out into the world of work and gain qualifications relevant to the job and to your future by training through a Health and Social Care Apprenticeship.

Click here to find out more and view our current vacancies!

Alternatively click on ‘Apprenticeships’ on the right hand side to read all about the Apprenticeship courses that we have available within Health and Social Care.

If you are aged between 16-24 years old, with qualifications lower than Level 3, a Traineeships is a great stepping stone that can lead to an Apprenticeship or employment. Click here for more information.



Case studies

Ella Moody

After gaining practical health and social care experience by working as a Health Care Support Worker, I wanted to gain a higher level qualification so that I can progress my career within more senior roles. Read more...

Ashley Barker

I chose to come to Boston College after attending a taster day. I thought the College was a lot more relaxed and friendlier than the other colleges that I had looked around. Read more...

Department news

Boston College Student Rhianna Berry wins gold at WorldSkills UK 2016 Health and Social Care Competition

Rhianna Berry, Level 3 Health and Social Care Student was awarded first place in the Health and Social Care competition at the WorldSkills UK 2016 National Finals 17th – 19th November, the UK’s largest skills and careers event for young people.


Career Corner

  • Care Home Manager
  • Nurse
  • Home Care Assistant
  • Care Coordinator
  • Childrens Home Manager
  • Residential Home Manager
  • Therapist
  • Midwifery
  • Social Worker