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Full time
2 years
September only

You will learn how to help registered practitioners to deliver healthcare services to adult patients in a variety of settings. Accordingly, you will become proficient at carrying out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks that are required in a healthcare setting. Training will equip you to follow standards, policies and protocols in order to provide high quality, compassionate healthcare to the best of your ability.

As a Healthcare Practitioner it is essential to treat people with dignity, to respect an individual's diversity, beliefs, culture, needs, values, privacy and preferences, and to show respect for those you work with but have the courage to challenge any areas of concern.

You will develop your knowledge and understanding in all the following areas:

  • Working within the health and science
  • Health, safety and environmental
    regulations in the health and
    science sector
  • Managing information and data within
    the health and science sector
  • Good scientific and clinical practice
  • Core science concepts
  • The healthcare sector
  • Providing person centred care
  • Health and wellbeing
  • Further science concepts
  • Health and safety regulations applicable in the healthcare sector
  • Infection prevention and control in health specific settings
  • Managing personal information

You will also study:

  • Assist the adult nursing team with clinical tasks
  • Support individuals to meet activities of daily living
  • Assist with skin integrity assessments and with the care and treatment of skin conditions

  • Exams
  • Employer Set Projects
  • Controlled Assessments
  • Practical Skills Tests

Career opportunities may include:

  • Nursing Professional
  • Support Worker
  • Healthcare Professional

Positive Futures is a set of essential qualities, embedded throughout your study programme, that we seek to develop in all students: 

  • Commitment
  • Collaboration
  • Confidence
  • Resilience

You will also engage in the Positive Futures Careers Programme, developing key employability skills through a diverse range of activities including work placements, volunteering, employer talks, industry study visits and employment and university fairs.

For T Level Health: 5 or more GCSEs at grade 9-4 (including Maths & English Language and Combined Science or two seperate Sciences)

As a Bury College student you will have access to a wide range of enrichment opportunities which will contribute to your personal growth and development and support your academic studies. 

These may include:

  • Art Club
  • Chess Club
  • Dance, Drama and Singing Workshops
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Gaming Hub
  • Music Club
  • Pride Club
  • Student Ambassador Scheme
  • A wide range of sport including Badminton, Cricket, Football, Fitness Training, Nerf, Netball, Volleyball and Table Tennis.

Please Note: We attempt to ensure that all information contained within this website is correct and up-to-date. However, some details may change as we review and update our provision. Although every effort is made to provide the teaching, examination, assessment and other services detailed on this website and in our other publications, Bury College cannot guarantee the provision of such programmes, services, facilities and fees. Bury College reserves the right to amend, withdraw, alter or amalgamate any of the courses, locations and facilities detailed within at any time. Should circumstances require such amendments, Bury College undertakes to use all reasonable steps to minimise the resultant disruption to those services and most importantly to students.

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Careers in Health & Social Care