Health, Care & Early Years

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Social worker, nurse, nutritionist, therapist, paramedic, radiographer…there are many career opportunities in the health & social care and childcare sectors, each of them rewarding in their own way.  You can work for a large employer, like the NHS which has over 2 million employees, small private practices or anything in between.

Childcare

A career in early years is fulfilling, enjoyable and profoundly important.  There are a number of jobs available in the sector and you can make a real difference to children and their future development.

Childcare is a dynamic and expanding sector and there are jobs at every level, offering great opportunities to get training, gain qualifications and develop your career. You can choose a career that fits into your life – full time, part time or term time – including nursery nursing, as a classroom assistant, a private nanny or a crèche supervisor.

If you are interested in management, you could end up being your own boss, running your own nursery, with responsibility for staff, budgets and building effective relationships with parents. Pay levels are set locally and depend on the setting, the number of hours you work and your qualifications.

The children’s workforce plays an incredibly valuable role in shaping the lives of future generations and offers unique job satisfaction that comes from helping a child to develop and progress. It’s a career of which you can be proud.

Health & Social Care

From doctors and nurses to medical secretaries and hospital care workers, health and social care is gratifying and vast.

Health consists of both private and public sector organisations including dental practices, general medical & specialist medical practices, hospitals, medical nursing homes and other human health activities such as psychotherapy and physiotherapy.

Whether you’re working in a large residential care home or as a social worker at a local authority, many health & social care jobs can be emotionally demanding with the possibility of shift work and unsociable hours – but extremely worthwhile as you care for others who really need you.

Agored Cymru Diploma in Clinical Healthcare Support Level 3

Torfaen Learning Zone
Start date: 06 October 2021

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 2

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 15 September 2021

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 2

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 26 January 2022

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 2

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 07 February 2022

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 2

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 07 February 2022

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 2

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 13 September 2021

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 2

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 13 September 2021

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 13 September 2021

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AIM Certificate Counselling Skills Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 13 September 2021

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AIM Diploma in Counselling Practice Level 4

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 20 September 2021

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AIM Diploma in Counselling Practice Level 4

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 20 September 2021

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City & Guilds / WJEC Health & Social Care ‘CORE’ (Adults) Level 2

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 06 January 2022

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Cskills Awards Site Safety Plus Health and Safety Awareness

Pontypool Campus
Start date: 19 April 2021

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Cskills Awards Site Safety Plus Health and Safety Awareness

Pontypool Campus
Start date: 21 June 2021

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Diversity and Domestic Abuse

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 18 November 2021

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HABC Award Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 01 August 2021

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HABC Award Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 01 August 2021

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HABC Award Emergency First Aid at Work Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 31 July 2021

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HABC Award in First Aid at Work Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 01 August 2021

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HABC Award in First Aid at Work Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 01 August 2021

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HABC Award in First Aid at Work Level 3

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 01 August 2021

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Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health and Wellbeing

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 10 March 2022

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Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Health and Wellbeing

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 29 April 2021

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Introduction to Child and Adolescent Health

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 14 October 2021

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Introduction to Supporting Vulnerable Groups (Children)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 18 January 2022

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Mental Health First Aid

City of Newport Campus
Start date: 01 August 2021

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Planning Activities to Encourage Resilience (Foster Good Mental Health Strategies)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 10 February 2022

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Planning Activities to Encourage Resilience (Foster Good Mental Health Strategies)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 26 May 2021

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Planning Activities to Encourage Resilience (Trauma Related Events)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 20 January 2022

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Planning Activities to Encourage Resilience (Trauma Related Events)

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 27 May 2021

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VTCT Diploma in Complementary Therapies Level 3

Crosskeys Campus
Start date: 31 August 2021

Enhanced Part Time Part time learning for 12 hours a week (sometimes more) with availability to grants.
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WJEC / City & Guilds Children's Care, Play, Learning and Development: Core & Practice and Theory Level 2

Blaenau Gwent Learning Zone
Start date: 06 January 2022

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I loved the sense of independence from spending three days a week on placement in a school. It was the nicest experience ever, made me love my course.

Elen Davies
Childcare Level 3

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