Choose Activate Learning and we will help you develop the skills, knowledge, resilience and confidence to succeed in your chosen career pathway.
Ready to kickstart or advance your career? Expand your learning horizons at our welcoming campuses - with dedicated learning spaces, industry standard facilities and experienced teachers to support you all the way.
Join us on a learning journey that will transform your career - and your future.
Discover how far you can go with our support.
Activate Learning is based at City of Oxford College.
Explore a career supporting a growing and ageing population, including children, the elderly and vulnerable people.
This pathway could be right for you if you want to progress into a career in the NHS or other health related organisations. Initially, you will learn about professional healthcare practice and be introduced to your chosen sector to develop fundamental skills via priciples of care study and work experience. You could be working in a setting, such as a nursing home or a hospital, or out in the community.
Get a broad introduction to the field of health care through projects and assignments based on realistic workplace situations and supervised work experience. On successful completion, you will be ready to progress to university or into employment
Our healthcare programmes could lead you to many rewarding careers, such as:
Healthcare - Learn how to use therapeutic and communication skills to care for elderly, infirm or vulnerable people. We focus on a real life working environment, with work experience opportunities when relevant.
We offer qualifications from Level 1 (equivalent to GCSEs grades D-F or 3-1) up to Level 3 (equivalent to A-levels).
Study with us and you will benefit from outstanding facilities, including our health care suite, which mirrors a real life hospital ward and care home. The suite simulates a six-bedded hospital ward, a fully equipped home care room and an emergency care centre, all using state of the art IT monitoring and diagnostic equipment.
A career pathway is a series of building blocks that will take you to your future career. This helps equip you with the skills, attributes and knowledge that future employers want, giving you a greater chance of success.
Our career pathway maps will show you the best routes through college, higher education and employment and into the most popular industry sectors.
Although college is about being more independent, the tutors are there for us if we need them. The tutors are really approachable and friendly."
We work in close partnership with the NHS in Berkshire and Oxfordshire, the local authorities, care providers and day care centres, as well as charities such as RESPONSE. The charity specialises on mental health provision, offering work placements, delivering mental health awareness training and providing career opportunities to students when they qualify.
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