If you are a caring and hardworking individual with a desire to enter a rewarding and varied career then a course in Childcare or Health and Social Care could be for you! With great employer links, opportunities to gain work experience, and industry standard facilities, Nelson and Colne College will help you to develop a range of skills, from team building to communication. There is also an exciting opportunity for some students to take part in the College’s unique Health Cadets Programme.

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Case Study

Rebecca Leaver – Nursing

Rebecca Leaver – Nursing.

Former pupil of SS John Fisher & Thomas More RC High School. Achieved Triple Distinction* in Health and Social Care. Now reading Nursing at the University of Salford.

Case Study

Zahra Waris – Childcare

Former pupil of Marsden Heights Community College. Achieved a Level 2 certificate in Early Years, Education and Care. Now doing an apprenticeship at Barrowford Pre-School Nursery.

Case Study

Tom Rickwood – Health and Social Care

Former pupil of SS John Fisher & Thomas More RC High School. Achieved Triple Distinction* in a BTEC Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care. Now reading Adult Nursing at Hull University.