Social Care and Community Practice courses
We offer innovative and unique courses of study, with employability in mind. We have an outstanding reputation for providing high-quality teaching and support to equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to reach your full potential.
Whatever subject you choose to study, we will help you reach your goal so you can make a difference where it matters.
If you want to make a difference to the wellbeing of others, in your community or the wider community or the wider society, then this course is for you! Our BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychology in Community Settings combines high level counselling skills with psychological understanding to give you a range of insights and perspectives on human behaviour, problems and concerns.
Studying Early Years Practice, you'll investigate and evaluate the theories, policies and legislation affecting children aged 0 - 6, studying modules such as Human Development and Learning, Meeting Individual Needs, Leadership, and Professional Development.
The Early Years FdA is the first two years of our BA (Hons) Early Years Practice degree. After completing this course you can study the third year of the degree course to 'top-up' your qualification and achieve the full degree accreditation.
Our courses will prepare you for a fulfilling career supporting children, young people, and adults in this rewarding sector.
In a rapidly changing world, an understanding of contemporary society is very important. Our courses address the social issues currently being debated in Health and Social Care, preparing you for the complex and demanding roles that will be required in your professional working life. They will provide an invaluable opportunity for the development of self-awareness.
BA (Hons) Social Nutrition and Health will provide you with the opportunity to study contrasting perspectives on social nutrition and health and examine how political, economic, social and cultural factors affect individual and group experiences of health.
BA (Hons) Social Work, combines academic study with practice to give you a challenging professional qualification in Social Work, you will also be provided with both the theoretical knowledge and the practical experience to succeed in the Social Work profession.
Our Youth Work and Community Development programmes will transform you into a highly skilled practitioner in the rewarding sector of youth and community work.
You’ll investigate and evaluate the theories, policies and legislation supporting current good practice, to develop your knowledge of youth and community practice. You’ll also develop academic skills that will improve your work performance and your career opportunities in the field.
|Average salaries per annum|
|Social Services Manager||£35,000 - £75,000|
|Nutritionist||£20,000 - £50,000|
|Counsellor||£19,000 - £47,000|
|Social Worker||£24,000 - £40,000|
|Welfare Rights Officer||£21,000 - £29,000|
|Nursery Manager||£23,000 - £45,000|
|Education Welfare Officer||£20,000 - £41,000|
|Youth Worker||£23,250 - £37,500|
|Community Development Worker||£23,250 - £31,000|
|Early Years Teacher||£18,000 - £30,000|
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