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Working in the Health Care industry can be hugely rewarding. If you're passionate about helping people and are looking for a role in a rapidly-growing industry, studying with Glasgow Clyde College could set you on the correct path.

Health Care students in class working on a resuscitation dummy

What experience do I need?

You don't necessarily need any experience to study Health Care. Our First Steps to Care - Level 4 (January) course is ideal if you want to get into health care, but have no previous experience, and can set you up for further study in this area.

If you're an adult returning to study after a long break, the SWAP Access to Nursing course might be what you need - perfect for you if you want to go on to a degree course but need to get the basics under your belt first.

Healthcare students in a classroom

What areas can I study?

Glasgow Clyde College offers a broad variety of subjects in Health Care such as nursing, mental health, first aid, working with individuals with dementia, infection control and practical skills in care.

We offer a range of different qualification levels from introductory course at Level 4 to HNC qualifications in Occupational Therapy Support and Healthcare Practice. We also deliver PDA Leadership and Management for Care Services (Level 9) provided you are already working in a support worker role in that area. 

Glasgow Clyde College is also FEDANT accredited to deliver an Antenatal Educator Qualification. This includes:

female student of Antenatal Educator qualification course

These courses are all designed to help you develop your professional practice and enhance your knowledge understanding and skills.  After completing the four antenatal courses, you will have the essential skills to plan and conduct antenatal education sessions and newborn care classes proficiently.

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The FEDANT-accredited training program is designed to equip with the essential knowledge and skills to prepare parents for birth and postnatal experiences. The curriculum explores guiding parents through pregnancy, birth preparation and nurturing their newborns in the initial postnatal period. Upon completion, you can gain insurance to practice in your local community.

What are my career options?

Studying Health Care at Glasgow Clyde College opens up a huge choice of career paths to you. You may choose to study further at college or move on to a degree at university, specialising in a field you've found particularly interesting. 

Former students have gone on to become paramedics, nurses, occupational therapists, midwives, physiotherapists, operating department techincians, speech and language therapists, carers and many other roles in the health care industry.

Occupational Therapy lecturer talking to a class of students.

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