Health & Social Care with Applied Psychology / Counselling
Are you interested in working in an industry that makes a real difference to people’s lives? Then health, social work, and specialist care, including special educational needs, could be the sector for you. BLC is the ideal place to find your pathway to a rewarding and successful career.
With our top of the range facilities, which include specially designed classrooms, a science laboratory and a simulated hospital ward, our programmes will give you the confidence and skills to find a life-long career within the health and social care sectors. Placements are regularly available in industry settings such as at schools, hospitals, ambulances, care homes and nurseries, and guest speakers from each of these areas can help you find where you want to thrive.
From caring for small children in nurseries to saving lives as a paramedic, you won’t believe what you could achieve with a course at BLC.
Many of our former students have progressed into higher education or have gained employment through their placements in a range of areas.
You will learn from highly skilled and innovative tutors who have real industry experience, including as project leads for NSPCC and have published in academic research journals.
Whether you are deciding on your next steps after school, already working in a caring profession or you would like a career change, we offer a variety of programmes to suit your needs and help you into your dream career.
You can take a virtual tour of our campuses and facilities here.
Available courses for...See all 16-18 Adults Apprentices
- Access to Higher Education: Health Professions (Buxton)
- Access to HE: Health Professions (Derby)
- Access to HE: Health Science
- Access to HE: Science
- Access to HE: Social Work
- Level 2 Health and Social Care
- Level 3 BTEC National Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care
- T Level in Health
- Level 4 & 5 Children's and Young People's Services for Health & Social Care