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Working in health, social care and nursing is so varied and rewarding. Whether it is working in a clinical setting or in the community, you will feel like you have one of the best careers in the world.

St Helens College offers an extensive range of courses from health and social care to dental nursing, enabling you to specialise in your chosen profession. 

Each course provides excellent progression from level 1 qualifications through to access to higher education. 

You will benefit

Our expert tutors have extensive industry experience and are passionate about sharing their knowledge and employer links with you to ensure that you have the necessary skill set to succeed in your career.

You will have the opportunity to attend our annual Healthcare Sciences Skills Show, designed to promote the amazing work of healthcare science professionals across the country and the exciting career opportunities available within the industry.

You will succeed

You will gain hands-on experience in a real, healthcare setting alongside your course, taking advantage of our strong links with employers such as the NHS, Northwest Ambulance Service, local healthcare providers and dental practices. You will even have the chance to gain first-hand insight from special guest speakers in the industry.

Follow in the footsteps of our previous students who now work with the NHS, community organisations and charities. Some of our students are now qualified dental nurses and work for established local practices. Others have decided to continue with their education and progressed on to university to further develop their skills and knowledge.

You will stand out

The health professions are part of a massive industry which employs over 1.8 million people in the UK. Due to the ageing population, there is an increasing demand for care of the elderly and palliative care nursing within the NHS and the charity sector. Our courses are tailored to meet these demands to ensure that your skills are highly sought after when looking for employment.

 Artwork which says, 'Dental Nurse - £19k - £30k+, Operating Department Practitioner - £24k - £30k+, Healthcare Assistant - £18k - £20k+, Midwife - £24k – £43k+, Residential Care Manager - £25k - £54k+, Social Worker - £24k - £40k+'

Inspiring Success

Picture of our student, James

"With the support from my tutors, I gained the courage to overcome my nerves to complete my placements."

Level 3 Technical Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care

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