Health and Social Care

Subject Overview

Here at Darlington College, we offer the helping hand you need to start your career within the health sector whether this is nursing, midwifery, physiotherapy, occupational therapy or paramedics.

Our Health and Social Care courses guarantee you a wealth of knowledge as during your studies you’ll also be able to gain additional qualifications such as Dementia Awareness and Manual Handling which will enhance your skill set.

We offer a range of courses from level 1 up to level 3 for both employment and progression to university. All courses have work placement as an essential element of the courses giving you the opportunity to gain practical skills in real work environments. Placements provide opportunities to experience working in nursing homes, day centres for adults with learning difficulties and adult mental health which, could open the door to full-time employment at the end of your course.

We have a team of vocational experienced tutors who are highly skilled in their field of work and will be able to guide you to success.

Course NameCourse Type / DurationActions
First Aid for Baby & ChildPart Time Non FundedRead More
FdA Counselling UniversityRead More
Diploma in Care Level 2 Full TimeRead More
Diploma in Healthcare Support Level 3 PTPart Time FundedRead More
Diploma in Healthcare Support Level 3Full TimeRead More
NOCN Pre Access (Certificate Progression further studies Health Sciences) Level 2Part Time FundedRead More
CPCAB Certificate in Counselling Level 2Part Time FundedRead More
Technical Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care Level 3Full TimeRead More
Technical Certificate in Health & Social Care Level 3Full TimeRead More
Award in Paediatric First Aid Level 3Part Time Non FundedRead More
Military Preparation Award Level 1Part Time Non FundedRead More
Award in Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3Part Time Non FundedRead More
Access to HE Diploma (Humanities & Social Science) Level 3Full TimeRead More
Access to HE Diploma (Health) PT Level 3Part Time FundedRead More
Access to HE Diploma (Health) FT Level 3Full TimeRead More

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