HealthHealth & Social Care

Choosing to study in the Health and Social Care department at Lancaster & Morecambe College will give you access to exciting programmes of study across all levels, taught by well qualified tutors with industry experience. Progression through the qualifications levels is encouraged and supported. You will undertake work experience as part of your course, in a variety of settings, where you can apply what you have learnt in the classroom to practical experiences. The Health and Social Care sector is one of the largest employers in the local area so the courses can lead to fantastic job opportunities. If you choose the Apprenticeship route, you will have access to an experienced and knowledgeable assessor throughout the work-based qualification.

Caroline Openshaw, Head of Health & Social Care

“College is great. The tutors are understanding and their teaching methods are creative and adapted to the student’s needs, which really benefitted me and the others in my class. The College has not only helped me grow academically but as a person too.”

Rebecca Cousin, Diploma in Health & Social Care


Previous students have gone on to study a variety of courses at degree level including mental health, adult and children’s nursing, as well as psychology and radiology degrees. University destinations have included Leeds University, Manchester Metropolitan University, Liverpool John Moores, UCLan and the University of Cumbria. Students can also progress onto a Higher National Certificate/Diploma in Health and Social Care here at Lancaster & Morecambe College. Employment opportunities include care assistant or care manager in residential and domiciliary care, as well as youth and community work and clinical support worker.

Your future career could be..

Care Assistant £15,000 - £20,000
Radiographer £21,000 - £68,000
Nurse £22,000 - £48,000
Midwife £22,000 - £48,000
Social Worker £24,000 - £40,000
Health Visitor £26,250 - £41,000




Department News

Professionals share their experiences during Industry Week.

February 07, 2019

Charlotte Ayres, a qualified Assistant Psychologist and Care Co-ordinator met with a range of studen

Students Deliver Sessions in the Community

January 16, 2019

As part of their course a group of Family Care Skills students visited Lancaster District Day Servic

Twenty Five New Dementia Friends at LMC

May 04, 2018

Health & Social Care students from LMC have been visited by volunteers from the charity, Dementia Fr

Local Students Enjoy Ongoing Tasters

April 18, 2018

We have recently finished our After School Taster Sessions, which opened the College campus to Year

Student Profiles

Daniel McMillan

June 23, 2017

Apprenticeship being taken and level: Health and Social Care Level 3

Robyn James

May 10, 2017

Course taken at college:HND in Health and Social Care

Sarah Croasdale

November 30, 2016

Course taken at college:Health & Social Care Level 3

Chloe Greenhow

November 29, 2016

School:Dallam High School Course taken at college:Health & Social Care Level 3

Caitlin Davis

November 29, 2016

Course taken at college:Health & Social Care Level 3 School:Carnforth High School

Elliot Holden

November 17, 2016

Courses taken at college: HNC and HND in Health and Social Care

Jessica Parkinson

October 25, 2016

Course taken at college: Health & Social Care Level 3 School: Garstang High School

Claire Pearson

May 26, 2016

Course taken at college: HNC in Health and Social Care

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