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.
What experience do I need?
You don't necessarily need any experience to study Health Care. Our Introduction to Health Care course is ideal if you want to get into nursing or other health care areas, but have no previous experience, and can set you up for further study in these areas.
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.
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.
In addition, we offer a range of different qualification levels from introductory course at Level 4 to HNC/D qualifications in Occupational Therapy Support and Care & Administrative Practice. We even offer distance learning for some courses providing you are already working in a support worker role in that area. We have distance learning courses in,
- PDA Occupational Therapy Support
- PDA Rehabilitation Technologies
- Promoting Enhanced Professional Practice
- PDA Facilitating Teaching, Learning and Assessment in the Workplace.
PDA Maternity Support is delivered locally at Anniesland Campus. Some of these courses are available as evening classes. These courses are all designed to help you develop your professional practice and enhance you knowledge understanding and skills.
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 an dmany other roles in the health care industry.
HNC Healthcare students have been using off-cuts of wool and material that would usually have been thrown away to knit hats for the Theatre department and the neonatal unit at the Royal Hospital for Children in Glasgow.
NHS Louisa Jordan has donated clinical-grade equipment to Glasgow Clyde College after the emergency hospital was decommissioned.
Over 150 HNC Healthcare Practice students are learning key skills to prepare for frontline service in the NHS Louisa Jordan, Scotland’s temporary hospital built on site at the Scottish Events Campus (SEC).