If you are passionate about caring for others, and want to develop your knowledge and industry experience, our course can offer you excellent support and tuition from tutors with strong industry experience. You will have a Personal Coach who supports and guides you through the course. You will meet with your coach for group meetings and for personal one to one meetings on a regular basis.

Our Health and Social Care course explore caring and safeguarding for adults and children and examine areas including physiology and psychology. They provide industry insight into professional practice and evaluating individual’s needs. 

Health and Social Care is a wide ranging sector and the course is an exciting and varied one, delivered through thought provoking subject matter and practical work experience. Students taking this course will be well prepared to start the career in health, education or social care work.

A key distinguishing feature of the college is our links with employers and the ways in which we incorporate this into your learning. All students at FES have a work preparation course as part of their full time programme.

Students are encouraged to organise their own work experience, set up an in-house business or work with their Personal Coach to secure a placement at one of our employer partners. Students have the unique opportunity to work alongside our partners, gaining valuable experience and receiving training with interviews for future work placements.

Units include:

  • Human Lifespan Development

  • Working in Health and Social Care

  • Anatomy and Physiology for Health and Social Care


  • BTEC extended diploma in Health and Social Care

  • Higher education courses in Health and Social Care, Sociology or Child Development


  • Nursery nurse

  • Social services officer

  • Outreach development worker