Training For A Career In Health, Social Care and Nursing: What You Need To Know 

From learning new skills, to building the knowledge you need to get set for your future. Wherever your story takes you next, at Hugh Baird College, we can help get you there.

We offer a range of health, social care and nursing courses that will give you the skills and qualifications to prepare you for your future career.

1. Learn in industry-standard facilities

When it comes to health and social care, Hugh Baird College has some of the best training facilities and links to the profession in the region.

Our dedicated Healthcare Campus is designed to allow our students to get the most of their course. This building also houses the Health Training Hub, a unique collaboration between the College and the NHS. Within the Hub you’ll find a state-of-the-art simulation ward that has been created in collaboration with the NHS to replicate a real-life medical ward.

Thanks to our partnerships with NHS trusts, your learning will be greatly enhanced by expert guest speakers and visits to other key health-related venues across the Liverpool City Region.

2. Working with industry-leading employers

At Hugh Baird College, it is our belief that every student deserves to learn in the best possible environment for them and making sure they have the opportunity to work with employers through practical learning is a number one priority. This is why Hugh Baird College works with a range of NHS hospitals and trusts to ensure every student is well prepared for further study/future employment.

Some of the employers we work with include:

  • Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Life Rooms
  • Aintree University Hospital
  • Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital
  • Mersey Care Foundation Trust
  • Southport and Ormskirk Hospital

3. Careers you could follow

Studying a health, social care or nursing course can lead to a number of career opportunities, including;

  • Nurse
  • Physiotherapist
  • Dietitian
  • Speech and Language Therapist
  • Midwife
  • Residential Care Worker
  • Residential Social Worker
  • Supported Living Coordinator
  • Occupational Therapist
  • Physical Sciences and Biomedical Engineer
  • And much more

4. A wide range of options to study

We currently offer a wide range of courses within the construction industry from Level 1 to Level 3. 

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After completing a course with us, you are given many options so you can shape your own future in your own way. You have the option to continue to further study at university, apply for higher/degree apprenticeships or enter straight into employment.

5. Where are they now?

Natalie Roberts is now enjoying studying towards a Nursing degree at Edge Hill University. She studied our Health and Social Care Level 2 and Level 3 courses. Natalie said:

The staff from all areas of the College are really supportive and friendly, but your tutors are just amazing, they really helped me on my course and with my UCAS application, which allowed me to move on to study nursing at uni.

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