Early Years and Health Social Care

Early Years

If you’re passionate about helping, developing and educating young children (ages 0-5 years) then our Early Years courses are for you!

This sector has increasing prominence within the education sector, with new Government initiatives being announced over the last few years. These are exciting times to be working within this field.

We can give you the skills and knowledge you need to progress in this field, either to our Foundation Degree, to university or straight to employment. 

Completion of the full Level 3 course is needed for employment in this sector.

These courses could lead you to exciting and rewarding jobs, for instance; in primary school teaching, nursery provision or childcare opportunities.


Health and Social Care

If you’re passionate about helping people and want a rewarding career then one of our Health and Social Care courses is for you!

The Health and Social Care sector is the largest employer in the UK and provides a huge variety of work within its field, ranging from nursing, social work, work in the care community and even pharmacy. The sector is increasingly recognised for the central role that it plays in all aspects of society.

We can give you the skills and knowledge you need to progress in this field, either straight to employment, to university or to our new Level 4 HNC.

These courses could lead you to exciting and rewarding jobs, for instance; within social services, the health service or community based work.

Olivia Pointek

Health and Social Care

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Kayleigh Wolf

Early Years

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Heidi Masse

Early Years

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Quick Facts

  • Placement hours are an integral part of Level 2 and Level 3 courses
  • Experienced lecturers
  • Wide range of career prospects
  • Hands on, real world experience
  • Interactive learning.

Our Experts, Your Teachers

Linda Birkhead
Linda Birkhead
Early Years

Linda Birkhead has been a lecturer in Early Years at Gloucestershire College for over 10 years.  She is an experienced assessor in the workplace, she is extremely knowledgeable about the awarding body requirements and is an expert in her field

Student Stories

Olivia Pointek

HNC

Health and Social Care

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Olivia Pointek

HNC

Health and Social Care

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Su’juan Hall

Level 1 and 2

Health and Social Care

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Kayleigh Wolf

Foundation Degree Level 5

Early Years

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Why Gloucestershire College?

We have a lot of experience offering Apprenticeships and work-related training. We have industry-standard facilities and experienced teaching staff which provide the ideal complement to work-based learning.

We are here to help

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90% of students would recommend GC and 95% said that the teaching on their course was good.

Ofsted has rated us "good" with "outstanding" features.

We'll look after you. We have dedicated teams to help you and a great new Personal Tutor scheme.

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