Past students have progressed to a range of fantastic careers including teachers, early years practitioners, teaching assistants, nurses, midwives and social workers.
Sue Kellas - Deputy Team Leader, Health, Social care & Childcare at Penwith College
what we offer
Studying with us, you’ll benefit from high-profile guest speakers, interactive sessions and valuable work experience positions. Learn important sector-specific skills while developing your communication, organisation, empathy and compassion to get ahead in a career in care or education.
With a variety of Further Education courses, such as A Levels, Diplomas and Access Courses, you can gain the knowledge you need to continue on to employment or Higher Education. Our Higher Education Foundation Degrees are a great base from which to build your career, or enrol in an Apprenticeship and learn in a real working environment while studying with us at the College.
For adults, we offer an extensive selection of part-time and career development courses. Learn the skills that will help you to care for a loved one, or gain the qualifications you need to begin a career in education.
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I really like the mix between the practical and theory elements and that you get to complete a work placement. Getting to apply the theoretical knowledge while completing my work experience was really great and it’s definitely made me feel more prepared for my next steps.