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Health, Care and Science

Gain the skills, knowledge and qualifications you need to start a career in Health and Social Care.

Learn from highly qualified tutors

Our tutors have professional experience and are specialists in a wide variety of care roles, allowing you to develop the skills and knowledge you need to progress into the industry.

Get Industry Experience

Whether it is hearing from a range of professional guest speakers, completing industry placements, or even visiting top-class facilities, when you study with us you will be able to take advantage of our range of excellent industry links and gain practical experience in the workplace.

Expand Your Knowledge

You will build upon your knowledge and theory within College with our qualified lecturers who have prior industry experience, before taking what you’ve learnt into the real world and applying practical skills within the workplace.

This will help set you up for further study or a career in the industry.

How you apply for a course at Sheppey College

Step 1 – Find a subject you’re interested in

Explore our courses online and see the wide range of academic opportunities that are available to you.

Step 2 – Apply

Apply through our online application system for the department you are choosing.

Step 3 – Come to an interview

Come along to EKC Sheppey College to meet our team, explore our facilities and see which course is right for you.

Career prospects

Social Workers
Annual pay
Annual pay is per year, based on full-time employment and on the South East region.
Role description
Social workers provide information, advice and support to those who are socially excluded or are experiencing crisis; they protect the welfare of vulnerable groups including children, young people, people with disabilities, elderly people and people who are mentally or physically ill, and they may specialise in specific areas of work.
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We’re part of six community-based colleges

Our mission is to play a leading role for East Kent in developing the economic and social prosperity of the diverse communities we serve.