Childcare and health & social care

Explore Sunderland College's diverse childcare and health & social care courses, designed to help you develop new skills, prepare for employment, or advance to university. Benefit from exceptional student support, industry-leading lecturers, and outstanding facilities that ensure you have everything you need to succeed.

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pass rate for Childcare and health & social care vocational and technical courses*

*Destination data, academic year 2023 (FT FE 16-18 students)

Our health courses are taught at Bede Campus, where you'll have access to top-notch facilities, including our state-of-the-art Health Hub. This hub features a hospital ward, treatment room, and sluice area equipped with patient mannequins.

You'll also find a self-contained apartment designed to replicate a modern home care environment, a mock ambulance interior, and real care infant simulators. These industry-standard facilities ensure you will gain vital skills and experience within professional working environments.