The health and social care industry is vast with the NHS employing more than 1.5million people for over 350 different roles. There are also subcontractors and independent healthcare organisations that keep the UK fit and healthy.
It is a rewarding sector and your choice of career can make a real difference to people’s lives. To be successful in this sector you’ll need a caring nature, an ability to stay calm under pressure and excellent communication skills to advise people in your care about their conditions.
At Preston’s College we have a wide range of learning facilities and equipment that provide a more realistic learning experience. These include a fully kitted out hospital ward and dental suite, electric hoist, pregnancy suite, ageing kit, hospital bed and resuscitation dummies.
Our Curriculum Leader, Emma gives you a bit more on an insight into the apprenticeships we offer in these in-demand industry areas…