Formerly City College Brighton and Hove and Northbrook College

Health and social care for 16-19 year olds

Study health and social care at Brighton MET

If you are hardworking, patient and love working with people, a health and social care course at Brighton MET could be for you. Becoming a caring professional can involve working with: the elderly, people with disabilities and vulnerable adults and children and as such can be a challenging but highly rewarding career. There are many career paths available in this field including care assistants, nurses, health workers and social workers.

At Brighton MET, we offer a wide range of qualifications and apprenticeships in health and social care. Our tutors have professional industry experience and have valuable knowledge that they’ll be able to share with you. We work closely with local employers to ensure that our programmes meet their needs.

The placements we provide with local nursing homes, day centres, nurseries and schools could open the door to full time employment at the end of your course.

Available courses

  • Adult Care Work - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    This qualification aims to support learner’s skills and knowledge when working with adults in health and social care settings.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
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  • Adult Social Care - Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

    This qualification will help you with the skills and knowledge required to work with adults in health and social care settings.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
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  • Children & Young People’s Workforce - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    This qualification is to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the Children and young people’s workforce.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Clinical Healthcare Support - Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

    This qualification is to guide and assess development of knowledge and skills relating to the Children and young people’s workforce.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Early Years | NCFE Diploma in an Introduction to Health, Social Care and Children’s and Young People’s Settings | Level 1

    Our Pathway courses are ideal for students who have not gained GCSEs. These courses are practical, fun and taught in small supported groups. Our friendly tutors will boost your confidence, develop employability and offer guidance for your future.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Health and Social Care | CACHE Extended Certificate in Health and Social Care | Level 2

    This course covers a wide range of subjects within health and social care, you will undertake work placements to build up your practical experience.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year
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  • Health and Social Care | CACHE Technical Certificate/Extended Diploma in Health and Social Care | Level 3

    This course provides an introduction to the health and social care sector and continued study.

    • Course type: 16+ college (full-time)
    • Duration: 1 Year +
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  • Lead Adult Care Worker - Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

    This qualification aims to support learner’s skills and knowledge when working with adults in health and social care settings.

    • Course type: Apprenticeships
    • Duration: 1 Year +
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Why choose Brighton MET?

At Brighton MET we offer a variety of full-time courses for 16-19 year olds across two campuses. We teach technical and professional skills and provide practical industry-focused experience. This is a great way to study and equips you with the key skills needed to progress into employment or to go on to study at University.

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