Technical Health and Social Care courses

With the NHS employing 1.2 million people, the career prospects for students in this sector are always bright. We offer a range of Health and Social Care Vocational BTEC courses. You will also have the opportunity to carry out regular work placements to enhance your practical skills and experience.


Why Blackburn College?

  • Take part in up to 750 hours of work placement, giving you a wealth of relevant experience, with placements carried out at East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust and EachStep Dementia Care in the local area.
  • Outstanding social care links with Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council, Lancashire County Council and Blackburn Youth Zone.
  • Learn from tutors who have a wealth of industry knowledge and experience.

Career Opportunities 

Here are just a few of the careers and job roles our students have gone on to do:

  • Care Worker
  • Family Support Worker
  • Heath Care Assistant
  • Home Carer
  • Nursing Midwifery
  • Paramedic/Ambulance Staff
  • Physiotherapy
  • Probation Work
  • Social Work
  • Youth Work