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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.

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.

Exeter College offer apprenticeship and training programmes in health and social care from level 1 to degree level 6. For more information, visit Exeter College of Medicine and Health.

The University of Exeter’s Academy of Nursing offers undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees. For more information, visit the College of Medicine and Health.

Petroc have campuses in Tiverton and Barnstaple offering health and social care courses from level 2 to degree level 6. The Care Academy provides students with real-life work placements alongside their studies.

The Medics Academy is the route for A level students wanting to pursue a medical career.

The University of Plymouth offers health and social care undergraduate degree programmes including nursing, social work and physiotherapy. To search all programmes, visit the courses and study pages.

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.

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