Health, Social Care & Early Years

Health, social care and early years workers are in high demand across the North East, making and of these courses a great choice if you want to take a vocational route into employment.

Apart from recognised careers such as teachers, nurses and midwives, health care and early years courses can lead to careers such as: 


  • Counsellors for young people with disabilities
  • Ambulance care assistants
  • Lab workers for the NHS
  • Therapy assistants
  • Managers of care facillities

Our employer partners

NE Ambulance Service
Direct Health
Lifeways
Rose Villa
Allied Health Care
Falla Park
NHS Gateshead Health
Helping Hands

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Why Gateshead College?

Employment Edge.

It's a mix of the highest standards of education and the real world skills employers look for.

94%

of Health, Social Care & Early years students go onto a job or further training or education.

We're the only college in the Tyne and Wear region to be graded by Ofsted as outstanding.