City of Westminster College is Central London's Top College for Results. We're located in central London and we offer over 200 courses across a wide range of subjects. We're proud to be the first choice for students across Greater London.

We have courses for school leavers (16-18 year-olds) including A-levels and BTECs, courses for adults including short evening classes, NVQs, Apprenticeships and short courses for employers and employees as well as courses for the unemployed to help you get back to work. Over 8000 students choose to study with us every year - browse our courses below. If you can't find what you're looking for, get in touch.

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If you are 16-18 years old and you are offered a place at City of Westminster College, you will be enrolled onto a study programme. This will equip you with an essential mix of skills that will prepare you for employment or university.

Health & Social Care

If you’re passionate about caring for others and want to develop  your knowledge and experience of the health and social care sector, we can offer you excellent learning and support from teachers with strong industry experience.

You will explore caring and safeguarding for adults and children and examine areas including physiology and psychology.  We provide industry insight into professional practice and how to evaluate the patient’s needs.

There are a fantastic range of trips including visits to the Museum of Childhood, the Technology Show for Special Needs and Nursery World.

Students on the Level 3 course will undertake a specialist work placement with an employer in the care sector. You will need to meet the relevant employment checks before being placed.  

Do you know… 

A career in the Health and Social care sector will give you the opportunity to make a real difference to people’ lives, whether that’s on the front-line treating patients, conducting important lifesaving research or in an administration role.  

Earning Potential 

The average salary for a social worker in the UK is £23,691 annually; the range is £18,135 to £52,024.

What’s next? 

Many of our students progress onto university to study a variety of degrees including nursing, environmental health, social policy, criminology, welfare studies and nutrition. Careers in this sector include: carer, dental hygienist, family support worker, health care assistant, midwife, nurse, occupational therapist, radiologist, social worker, speech therapist, youth worker and more. 

For more information on Health & Social Care courses, please click on the links below.

Course Suitable for Categories
BTEC Level 1 Diploma in Applied Science 16-18 (Full-time), Adults (Part-time) F.E. Courses
CACHE Level 1 Diploma in Health & Social Care 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
CACHE Level 2 Diploma Health & Social Care 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses
CACHE Level 3 Extended Diploma Health & Social Care 16-18, Adults F.E. Courses