At CONEL, we have a large and successful provision for those who wish to be a part of this caring community. Our health and social care courses give you real experience in the health industry, caring for those in need - including the elderly and vulnerable - in a variety of settings. Additionally, you'll gain a thorough understanding of equality, diversity, inclusion, healthcare legislation, and health and safety.
All courses include work experience, with employers such as North Middlesex University Hospital, and opportunities for you to practice in a realistic working environment within the college. Our dedicated team of tutors will guide and support you through the learning process and offer expert advice on appropriate career pathways.
The health sector, including the NHS, is changing rapidly and offers a wide range of employment opportunities. London salaries vary but as a guide, you could expect to earn £24,523 for a Child and Early Years Officer, £41,205 as a Social Worker and £39,083 as an experienced Nurse.
Career options at a glance include:
We also run a range of free short courses to help you gain new skills and decide if studying in this area is for you.
If you already have some work experience in counselling, whether in the paid or voluntary sector, this person-centred and practical course will help you to develop your listening and counselling skills to further your career prospects.
This introductory course will help you gain basic skills in counselling.
This course will develop your understanding of how you and other people relate to those around you, including the importance of communication, preparing you for work experience as a trainee counsellor.
This course will help you develop and enhance your professional counselling skills, to give you a Foundation Degree, validated by Middlesex University.
This Gateway qualification has been specifically designed to give you an introduction to working in health and social care, giving you the opportunity to improve your literacy, numeracy and ICT skills alongside learning about the sector.
This course has been designed to give you a broad introduction to health and social care, developing your practical and technical skills for working in the sector.
This course has been designed to develop your knowledge of health and social care, preparing you with the skills to work with people in care settings.
This course has been designed to enable you to progress your career in health and social care settings, allowing you to progress to further study or employment.
This course has been designed to advance your knowledge in the health and social care sector, offering you various pathways to specialise in, such as health, health science, childcare and social care.
If you would like to study Nursing at university but left school without the qualifications you need, then this Access to HE course could be for you. Each year, over 20,000 Access to HE students apply for a degree course at a UK university; if you go onto complete a relevant degree at university, your Advanced Learner Loan will be written off by Student Finance England.