Health & Social Care / Childcare

Welcome to Health & Social Care / Childcare!

We hope that you can get a real sense of what studying in our department is like by traveling around our virtual 3D tours, watching the Subject Spotlight videos and dropping in to our online chat rooms (during virtual open events only).

Tour Virtual Campus

Watch Subject Spotlight Videos

Chat Live

PLEASE NOTE: Our online chat rooms will only be available during our Virtual Open Events.

Why choose Health & Social Care / Childcare?

As a caring individual, it is vitally important that you have the necessary qualifications to play a role in shaping the lives of others.

You will thrive in a supportive environment while being encouraged to develop a wide range of relevant skills.

With excellent links within Cornwall’s NHS and a range of local employers, we will help you gain the skills you need to benefit society, helping others through support and education and being able to fulfil the growing demand for high-quality, caring professionals.

Alongside specialist knowledge, communication and organisation, you will develop your empathy and compassion to excel in a rewarding career.

Hear from students studying these courses here.

Tour the Virtual Campus

Visit our Health & Social Care and Childcare departments in Temple building to discover where you'll be learning.

Health & Social Care


Chat live to our lecturers in our online chat rooms

To visit an online chat room, click on the 'Visit Room' button next to the list of courses below.

When you enter an online chat room, please let the team know what course you are interested in and someone will reply as soon as possible.

Using a mobile or tablet device?
To access the live online chat from a mobile or a tablet device, you will need to have installed and opened the free Microsoft Teams App from your phone’s App store before entering a chat room. Alternatively, you can access the room from a desktop computer by choosing the ‘watch on web instead’ option when the new browser window opens.

PLEASE NOTE: Our online chat rooms will only be available during our Virtual Open Events.

Health & Social Care / Childcare

L3 Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care

L2 Health & Social Care Progression

L3 Health & Social Care (Health Studies) Diploma

L3 Health & Social Care Diploma (Social Care) Diploma

L3 Children's Play, Learning & Development Diploma

Visit Room

Subject Spotlight Videos

Our Subject Spotlights introduce you to our wonderful lecturers who have created these videos to show the wide range of courses you can study at Callywith, what you can expect to learn and to give you an idea of what life as a student at our Outstanding college is like.

Level 3 Health & Social Care Diploma

A career in Health & Social Care is challenging, rewarding, interesting and exciting, requiring you to have a variety of skills, knowledge and expertise to succeed. Whether you choose to study Health Studies or Social Care, these courses will provide you with a broad scientific base and an opportunity to study health and social care issues.

Level 2 Health & Social Care course information
Level 3 Health & Social Care (Health Studies) course information
Level 3 Health & Social Care (Social Care) course information
Extended Certificate Health & Social Care course information

Level 3 Children's Play & Learning Development Diploma

If you are looking to work with children and their families and enjoy working in a challenging but highly rewarding environment, then the Level 3 Children’s Play, Learning & Development course is for you is for you.

Download course information

Jobs in this sector

Take a look at progression opportunities including higher education study options, careers and labour market information for courses in this sector below.

Jobs in Health & Social Care
Jobs in Childcare