Health and Social Care Courses

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Our health and social care courses are delivered by highly qualified tutors with a range of professional healthcare experience and their expertise is valued by our students.

There are excellent resources including well-equipped laboratories and classrooms with interactive technology. Further Education courses are designed to build and develop the skills for employment in a wide variety of roles in the science and healthcare industries. Work experience is a significant element of further education course programmes.

Higher Education programmes can be studied either full-time or part-time, incorporating a wide variety of subject areas and are designed to provide students with the relevant skills for their chosen career. Our Higher Education Centre provides a great range of facilities including well-equipped teaching spaces and private study areas.

Apprenticeships are available in the areas of dental nursing and healthcare.

Career Paths and Salaries
CARE MANAGER
*average earnings £29,000
CLINICAL MANAGER
*average earnings £37,500
CARE LEADERSHIP & MANAGEMENT
Higher Level 5
CARE CO-ORDINATOR
*average earnings £19,000
OUTREACH WORKER
*average earnings £25,000
COMMUNITY SUPPORT WORKER
*average earnings £14,665
HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
Advanced Level 3
CLINICAL HEALTHCARE SUPPORT WORKER
*average earnings £27,000
HEALTHCARE ASSISTANT
*average earnings £16,622
CARE ASSISTANT
*average earnings £13,832-17,000
HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE
Intermediate Level 2
Social Services Job Profiles
Medicine and Nursing Job Profiles
During the course I’ve gained outstanding skills that will help me achieve my goal of becoming a child psychologist. The placements gave me vital experience, enabling me to prepare for work and improve my practice. I have received conditional offers from five universities to study Early Childhood Studies and PsychologyMonique Buckingham – progressed from Colchester Sixth Form College
CI Business Solutions

Care Sector

As the commercial arm of Colchester Institute, CI Business Solutions offers a number of courses specifically for employers in the care sector including fire safety, moving people, emergency response, working with communication difficulties and safeguarding young people and children.  These courses will enable delegates to increase their knowledge and skills to carry out their work more effectively.