If you are new to health and social care your employer will support you through an induction programme which will lead to a Care Certificate.
If you would like to complete health and social care training through your local college or university, please see details below.
Birmingham City University is working in partnership with the Royal Devon & Exeter (RD&E) NHS Foundation Trust and NHS Partners across Devon, Cornwall and Taunton to offer a 2 year Dip HE Programme in Operating Department Practice (ODP). Students will be based at the RD&E Campus with placements available across the South West region. For more information, visit the ODP (South West) – DipHE pages.
City College Plymouth offers health and social care courses from entry to degree level, with full and part-time options including work experience and placement opportunities. For more information, visit Childcare, Health and Social Care.
Scott College, Plymouth is a specialist medicine, social and health care mainstream state school designed for 13 to 19-year-olds. The college offers work experience linked directly to employment opportunities in Plymouth.
South Devon College, Paignton offers health and social care courses from level 1 to degree level 6, with full and part time options including vocational work placements. For more information, visit health and social care pages
If you are currently working in care and health and would like further information to help you understand what qualification would be right for you or your work setting, visit Skills for Care and Health Education England.
For all degree programmes, visit UCAS.
If you would like to add your establishment, email ProudtoCare@devon.gov.uk