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Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care - Full-time (Mid Devon) - Sept start

An exciting opportunity to study current issues related to the expanding sector of health and social care. This is the largest employment field in the South West region and the foundation degree has close links with local employment trends. The Foundation Degree Health and Social Care, provides an opportunity to study key topics, as well as develop professional practice and employability skills within the health and social care field at degree level. We were awarded the Skills for Health Quality Mark in ...

Duration Two years, full-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care - Part-time (North Devon) - Sept start

An exciting opportunity to study current issues related to the expanding sector of health and social care. Being the largest employment field in the South West region, the foundation degree has close links with local employment trends. The Foundation Degree Health and Social Care, provides an opportunity to study key topics, as well as develop professional practice and employability skills within the health and social care field at degree level.

Duration Three years, part-time | Location Brannams Campus

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care - Part-time (Mid Devon) - Sept start

An exciting opportunity to study current issues related to the expanding sector of health and social care. This is the largest employment field in the South West region and the foundation degree has close links with local employment trends. The Foundation Degree Health and Social Care provides an opportunity to study key topics, as well as develop professional practice and employability skills within the health and social care field at degree level. We were awarded the Skills for Health Quality Mark in 2...

Duration Three years, part-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Health and Social Care - Full-time (North Devon) - Sept start

An exciting opportunity to study current issues related to the expanding sector of health and social care. Being the largest employment field in the South West region, the foundation degree has close links with local employment trends. The Foundation Degree Health and Social Care, provides an opportunity to study key topics, as well as develop professional practice and employability skills within the health and social care field at degree level.

Duration Two years, full-time | Location Brannams Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) - Part-time (Mid Devon) - Jan start

The combined FdSc Health and Social Care and BA (Hons) in Professional Development (Health and Social Care) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge and a critical understanding of key health and social care concepts, services and provision and will enable the development of innovative practice within the professional environment.

Duration One year, full-time; Two years, part-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) - Full-time (Mid Devon) - Jan start

The combined FdSc Health and Social Care and BA (Hons) in Professional Development (Health and Social Care) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge and a critical understanding of key health and social care concepts, services and provision and will enable the development of innovative practice within the professional environment.

Duration One year, full-time; Two years, part-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) - Full-time (Mid Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge and a critical understanding of key health and social care concepts, services and provision and will enable the development of innovative practice within the professional environment.

Duration One year, full-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) - Full-time (North Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge and a critical understanding of key health and social care concepts, services and provision and will enable the development of innovative practice within the professional environment.

Duration One year, full-time | Location Brannams Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) - Part-time (North Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge and a critical understanding of key health and social care concepts, services and provision and will enable the development of innovative practice within the professional environment.

Duration Two years, part-time | Location Brannams Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) - Part-time (Mid Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge and a critical understanding of key health and social care concepts, services and provision and will enable the development of innovative practice within the professional environment.

Duration Two years, part-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

Foundation-Extended Diploma in Health & Social Care - Level 3 - Full-time (North Devon)

Are you serious about pursuing an exciting, challenging career in health and social care? Do you have a genuine interest in finding out about the varying needs of people of all ages? If so, this Level 3 study programme can give you a really valuable qualification that opens doors to university or employment. The health and social care sector is a vibrant, ever changing field of employment that requires the most dedicated, committed staff.

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Health and Social Care) - Part-time (North Devon) - Jan start

The BA (Hons) in Professional Development (Health and Social Care) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge and a critical understanding of key health and social care concepts, services and provision and will enable the development of innovative practice within the professional environment. This course will allow you to further continue your studies and expertise from your existing (relevant) Level 5 qualification. The course now offers both an in-room experience, alongside an option to stu...

Duration Two years, part-time | Location Brannams Campus

Certificate in Understanding Dignity & Safeguarding in Adult HSC - Level 2 - D-L

Have you ever thought about how you could help protect innocent and vulnerable people who might be suffering from abuse, harm or neglect within the adult health & social care sector? This qualification will introduce you to the concept of duty of care, you will explore dilemmas and public concerns associated with this sector, maintaining dignity and the principles of safeguarding and protection.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Health & Social Care BTEC Certificate-Subsidiary Diploma - Level 3 - Full-time (North Devon)

Are you a good communicator? Caring? Kind? Cool under pressure? Do you want to have a rewarding career and make a difference to people's lives? This course will offer you the skills, knowledge and experience needed to successfully progress on to university or employment in the social care, social work or healthcare sectors.

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

Diploma in Health and Social Care - Level 3 - Full-time (Mid Devon)

Are you serious about pursuing an exciting, challenging career in health and social care? Do you have a genuine interest in finding out about the varying needs of people of all ages? If so, this Level 3 programme can give you a really valuable qualification that opens doors to university or employment.

Duration One/two years | Location Mid Devon Campus

FdSc Assistant Practitioner- Health and Social Care Higher Apprenticeship (Standard)

Assistant Practitioners work as part of the wider health and social care team and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care. They work at a level above that of Healthcare Support Workers and have a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health (e.g. anatomy and physiology).

Duration Two years | Location Mid Devon Campus

FdSc Assistant Practitioner- Health and Social Care Higher Apprenticeship

Assistant Practitioners work as part of the wider health and social care team and have direct contact with patients, service users or clients providing high quality and compassionate care. They work at a level above that of Healthcare Support Workers and have a more in-depth understanding about factors that influence health and ill-health (e.g. anatomy and physiology).

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Health & Social Care - Level 1 - Full-time (North Devon)

This course is an ideal introduction to the world of health and social care for students.

Duration One year | Location North Devon Campus

First Extended Certificate in Health & Social Care - Level 2 - Full-time (North Devon)

This study programme is designed to give you a thorough introduction to working in the different health and social care settings, including children, vulnerable adults and older adults. It covers the theory you'll need to understand how to meet the needs of different service users.

Duration One year | Location North Devon Campus

Mental Health Awareness (CPD)

This course will increase your knowledge and understanding of mental health and covers the social and personal effects of mental ill-health, cultural diversity and mental health issues, responses to mental health issues and looks into the skills needed when working in mental health. This course can help you to achieve a career in the health and social care sector.

Duration Eight hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities - Level 2 - D-L

There are an estimated 1.5m people living with a learning disability in the UK. The effects on individuals can vary widely and affect people of every age and background. This qualification will provide a comprehensive understanding of issues surrounding different types of learning disabilities and how these affect individuals in their daily lives, including safeguarding and positive risk taking.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in the Principles of Care Planning - Level 2 - D-L

This course will help you to gain a deeper understanding of your role in supporting the preferences and needs of individuals in relation to their care and support. You will discover how to develop and implement care plans through person-centred thinking and planning, and contribute to the review of these plans by observing, monitoring and reporting on the care activities you are responsible for.

Duration 14 weeks | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Understanding Mental Health - Level 3 - Loan - D-L

The course is designed to provide an in depth understanding of mental health and wellbeing across different occupational areas. In the five units, you will look at legislation and how services and public attitudes have evolved; supporting mental wellbeing through various stages of life; treatment options; and the potential consequences of mental ill health, care planning and skills required for the sector.

Duration 20 weeks - various start dates | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Preparing to Work in Adult Social Care - Level 2 - D-L

Have you ever considered how you might contribute to the care of vulnerable adults in society? This course helps prepare you for any role within adult social care, in order to ensure the needs of vulnerable people continue to be met.

Duration 18 weeks - various start dates | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Falls Prevention Awareness - Level 2 - D-L

Falls, and injuries from falls, can affect a person’s confidence, impact on their mental health and quality of life, and prevent a person from living independently. It is crucial that those working in the health and social care sector are aware of how to prevent falls and how to take care of someone who has experienced a fall.

Duration 14 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Adult Care Worker - Apprenticeship (Standard)

Adult Care Workers are the frontline staff who help adults with care and support needs to achieve their personal goals and live as independently and safely as possible, enabling them to have control and choice in their lives. Adult Care Workers may work in residential or nursing homes, domiciliary care, day centres, a person’s own home or some clinical healthcare settings.

Duration One year | Location Workplace Learning

Awareness of Substance Misuse (CPD)

UK employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, often want candidates with knowledge in this area, so why wait? This short, auto-marked programme will teach you everything you need to know about substance misuse; develop your knowledge on an important, contemporary issue; and equip you with a skill set that is highly transferrable.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Understanding Children & Young People's Mental Health - Level 2 - D-L

One in ten children have a diagnosable mental health condition, and 75% of mental health problems have begun by the age of 24. Mental ill health can affect a young person in every area of their life. This course will equip learners with detailed understanding of mental health, risk factors and the impact mental health concerns may have on young people and others.

Duration 16 weeks various start dates | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Understanding Autism - Level 3 - Loan - D-L

This course will equip learners with a strong knowledge of autism, including how to support individuals with the condition, the relevant legislative framework, the therapeutic interventions available and safeguarding responsibilities. Anyone who aims to progress on to further qualifications and employment within the health and social care sector will benefit from the course.

Duration 20 weeks various start dates | Location North Devon Campus

Diploma in Adult Care - Level 4 - Part-time (North Devon) LOAN

This course is for adult learners who have previously completed a Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification and have progressed into a more senior role within a care organisation. You will need an excellent base knowledge of the care sector and its demands before you embark on this qualification.

Duration Starts 24th November 2020 - One year | Location North Devon Campus

Lead Adult Care Worker - Apprenticeship (Standard)

As a Lead Adult Care Worker you will make a positive difference to someone's life when they are faced with physical, practical, social, emotional or intellectual challenges. You will be expected to exercise judgement and take appropriate action to support individuals to maintain their independence, dignity and control.

Duration 18 months | Location Workplace Learning

Diploma in Adult Care - Level 4 - Part-time (North Devon) LOAN

This course is for adult learners who have previously completed a Level 3 Lead Adult Care Worker qualification and have progressed into a more senior role within a care organisation. You will need an excellent base knowledge of the care sector and its demands before you embark on this qualification.

Duration One year | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in the Principles of End of Life Care - Level 2 - D-L

This period in a person's life is the most sensitive and difficult to deal with for the individual, the family and any carers or staff members who work with the individual. If you work in or want to work in the healthcare sector or need to care for a loved one during this difficult time, this course is a good starting point and will help you provide quality end of life care.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Dementia Awareness (CPD)

Our Dementia Awareness course will provide you with the vital knowledge needed to begin tackling dementia, through understanding what it is and how to support those who are affected by it.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Access to HE- Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery & Medical Science - Part-time (Feb start)

Want to go to university? Want a change of career? Or want a new challenge? No A-levels? No problem! It is never too late to study for a degree even if you have no qualifications at all. Or you may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ or BTEC but not enough to get into university. Many adults return to education to improve their career opportunities and achieve their personal goals.

Duration Starts 23rd February 2021 - Two years, part-time (one day per week) | Location North Devon Campus

Access to HE- Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery & Medical Science - Part-time (Sept Start)

Want to go to university? Want a change of career? Or want a new challenge? No A-levels? No problem! It is never too late to study for a degree even if you have no qualifications at all. Or you may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ or BTEC but not enough to get into university. Many adults return to education to improve their career opportunities and achieve their personal goals.

Duration Two years, part-time (one day per week) | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Awareness of Mental Health Problems - Level 2 - D-L

Anyone who works around people with mental health problems needs to understand each condition fully. Likewise, anyone who has seen someone experience mental health problems would benefit from understanding the meaning, causes, effects, symptoms and management of the condition. This nationally recognised qualification covers all of these aspects and is the perfect starting point.

Duration 20 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Principles of End of Life Care - Level 3 - Loan - D-L

This period in a person's life is the most sensitive and difficult to deal with for the individual, the family and any carers or staff members who work with the individual. If you work in the healthcare sector or need to care for a loved one during this difficult time, this course is a natural progression from the Level 2 course and will help you provide quality end of life care.

Duration 16 weeks - various start dates | Location Offsite Location

Access to Higher Education- Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery and Medical Science

Want to go to university? Want a change of career? Or want a new challenge? No A-levels? No problem! It's never too late to study for a degree even if you have no qualifications at all. Or you may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ or BTEC but not enough to get into university. Many adults return to education to improve their career opportunities and achieve their personal goals.

Duration One year, full-time (three days per week) | Location North Devon Campus

Access to Higher Education- Diploma in Nursing, Midwifery & Medical Science

Want to go to university? Want a change of career? Or want a new challenge? No A-levels? No problem! It's never too late to study for a degree even if you have no qualifications at all. Or you may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ or BTEC but not enough to get into university. Many adults return to education to improve their career opportunities and achieve their personal goals.

Duration One year, full-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

Understanding Eating Disorders (CPD)

Employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, are often interested in candidates with knowledge of eating disorders. The easiest way to gain this knowledge is through completing eating disorder courses. This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding eating disorders, as well as an awareness of the harmful effects eating disorders can have on individuals and those closest to them.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Understanding The Principles of Dementia Care - Level 3 - Loan - D-L

Dementia is a growing issue which impacts upon the individual as well those who support them. This course will enable you to develop an in-depth understanding of dementia and its effects, by exploring the various types of dementia, the importance of early diagnosis, as well as focusing on person-centred approaches to dementia care. This course is split into seven units.

Duration 20 weeks - various start dates | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Human Behavioural Studies - Full-time (North Devon) - Jan start

This honours degree gives students the theoretical knowledge and skills to be able to leave the course in a position to be able to competently undertake successful future employment in a range of professions or alternatively take part in relevant postgraduate study.

Duration One year | Location Brannams Campus

Understanding Stress (CPD)

UK employers reported that 12.5 million working days were lost due to work-related stress, depression or anxiety in 2016/17*, so learning to manage stress can have a significant, positive effect on your mental well-being. This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding stress and raise awareness of the harmful effects stress can have on individuals and those closest to them. *HSE

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Understanding Common Childhood Illnesses - Level 2 - D-L

Although there are many different illnesses which can be experienced during childhood, there are several which are common to many babies and children. By completing this course you will develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of common childhood illnesses, ensuring that babies and children who are unwell receive the care that they need.

Duration 10 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Care Leadership & Management Apprenticeship (Standard)

This apprenticeship is designed to support workers at a higher level in order that they can meet service and delivery demands as well as leading the setting workforce. Higher Apprentices will be working as managers of staff and/or services in general residential and non-residential settings. The aim of the apprenticeship is to give you the skills to manage the complex demands of running a health and social care setting to a high standard. You will develop your managerial and time management skills to be ...

Duration Two years | Location Workplace Learning

Psychology A-level - Level 3 - Full-time (North Devon)

Student feedback on Psychology at Petroc continually features one word; 'FASCINATING!'. The nature of studying ourselves and other people is incredibly interesting; what makes us think, feel and behave? How can we scientifically study disorders and brain damaged individuals to help us understand all of our behaviours? Can we use Psychology to catch criminals? Or to prevent them from offending?

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Human Behavioural Studies - Part-time (North Devon) - Jan start

This honours degree gives students the theoretical knowledge and skills to be able to leave the course in a position to be able to competently undertake successful future employment in a range of professions or alternatively take part in relevant postgraduate study.

Duration One year | Location Brannams Campus

Access to Higher Education- Diploma in Science

The sole aim of the Access course is to open doors to study for applicants who do not have the specific A-level qualification needed to enter a degree programme. This course paves the way to a foundation degree or full Honours Degree at Petroc, awarded by Plymouth University, or to a degree programme at any UK university.

Duration One year | Location Mid Devon Campus

Healthcare T-level

The Heath and Science T-level is designed to give you both the theory and knowledge of excellent health care practice as well as well-developed practical skills. The expectation is that learners who complete this programme of study will go on to work in the health care professions. For example, allied health professions as well as nursing and midwifery. The course content focuses on preparing you for the next steps; either working in health care or studying at degree level.

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools (TA) - Level 3 - Full-time (North Devon)

This qualification provides the underpinning knowledge and understanding for those working directly with children or young people in schools. Some of the units you will study include how to support health and safety in learning environments, developing professional relationships, supporting positive behaviour in children and young people and how to support bilingual learners.

Duration One year | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Human Behavioural Studies - Full-time (North Devon)

This honours degree will give you the theoretical knowledge and skills to be able to leave the course in a position to be able to competently undertake successful future employment in a range of professions, or alternatively take part in relevant postgraduate study.

Duration One year, full-time | Location Brannams Campus

Principles of Weight Management (CPD)

This short introductory programme of study will give you the knowledge you need to understand health issues and how to control and manage a healthy diet. Online content and assessments make this course accessible for anyone, anywhere.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Understanding Autism - Level 2 - D-L

Understanding Autism allows you to gain an understanding of the different spectrums of autistic disorders and how they can affect people in a variety of ways, as well as explore the importance of using a person-centred approach to provide support. You will also understand how to use appropriate communication skills and positive behaviour to encourage individuals with autistic spectrum conditions.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching & Learning in Schools - Level 3 - Part-time (MD)

This qualification provides the underpinning knowledge and understanding for those working directly with children or young people in schools.

Duration One year | Location Mid Devon Campus

Safeguarding Adults & Children (CPD)

This course aims to give you the knowledge you need to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding the safeguarding of adults and children. This includes how to recognise, respond to and reduce the likelihood of abuse.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Healthcare Support Worker - Apprenticeship (Standard)

Healthcare support workers (HCSWs) work as part of a team providing high quality and compassionate care to individuals. You will carry out well-defined routine clinical duties like monitoring an individual’s conditions (by checking things like blood pressure, temperature or weight), checking on their overall progress, comfort and wellbeing.

Duration 13 months | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Human Behavioural Studies - Part-time (North Devon)

This honours degree will give you the theoretical knowledge and skills to be able to leave the course in a position to be able to competently undertake successful future employment in a range of professions, or alternatively take part in relevant postgraduate study.

Duration Two years, part-time | Location Brannams Campus

Understanding Depression (CPD)

This course aims to give you the knowledge required to understand the impact of and key issues surrounding depression and anxiety – an essential skill for anyone who works with individuals who have depression and anyone who would like more information on this subject for personal reasons.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Understanding Nutrition & Health - Level 2 - D-L

This qualification explores influential factors such as the principles of healthy eating, weight management and nutrition in the context of eating disorders, and explains how to prepare food safely in a home environment. This course is suitable whether you want to improve your knowledge around diet and health for personal reasons, or wish to develop your employment opportunities.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Mental Capacity Act (CPD)

The Mental Capacity Act (2005) is a key piece of legislation that protects the rights of individuals who lack capacity, as well as providing legal protection to those who provide care, support and treatment for individuals who lack capacity. The Act also outlines what constitutes as restraint and the factors which make restraint lawful. By completing this course, you will be equipped with a greater understanding of the importance of the Mental Capacity Act (2005), the key elements of the Act and restr...

Duration Five hours | Location Offsite Location

Healthcare Science T-level

The Heath and Science T-level is designed to give you both the theory and knowledge of excellent health care practice as well as well developed practical skills. The expectation is that learners who complete this programme of study will go on to work in the health care professions. For example, allied health professions as well as nursing and midwifery. The course content focuses on preparing you for the next steps; either working in health care or studying at degree level.

Duration Two years | Location Mid Devon Campus

Certificate in Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication in H&SC - Level 2 - D-L

This nationally accredited qualification is valuable if you are considering a career in any part of healthcare or the caring professions. The four units cover a wide range of information, best practice and legislation.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in the Care & Management of Diabetes - Level 2 - D-L

There are nearly three million people currently living with diabetes in the UK, and experts predict that this number will reach five million within the next 12 years. As the prevalence of diabetes continues to increase, it is crucial that the people affected become fully aware of how they can adapt their lifestyles to monitor and manage the condition effectively.

Duration 16 weeks - various start dates | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Introducing Caring for Children & Young People - Level 2 - D-L

There are many factors that can impact on children and young people at different stages of their development. It is important to understand what these factors are, as well as the ways in which children and young people's development can be enhanced through activity and interaction. This qualification focuses on nutrition, safeguarding and the importance of activities, play and interaction.

Duration 16 weeks - various start dates | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in the Principles of Dementia Care - Level 2 - D-L

Whether you are looking to start or develop a career in the care sector, or you simply want to know more about dementia for personal reasons, this course is the perfect starting point, as it explores crucial elements of the different types of dementia. The knowledge you will gain could help you care for a friend or relative with dementia and raise your understanding of their needs and behaviour.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in the Prevention & Control of Infection HCS - Level 2 - D-L

Every year one in ten hospital patients develop a healthcare associated infection during their stay in a UK hospital. Approximately 5000 patients die as a direct result of one of these infections. In most cases, these infections are difficult to treat and can complicate any other current or previous illnesses that a patient has, as well as causing distress for the individual and their family.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Understand the Principles of Exercise & Fitness (CPD)

This short ‘CPD certified’ programme of learning is a great addition to your CV to show your commitment to health and fitness and is also ideal for heightening your awareness of positive lifestyle changes and the benefits they can have.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Common Health Care Conditions - Level 2 - D-L

In the UK today there are a large number of people living with a common health condition. By completing this course you will not only gain an awareness of the signs, symptoms and treatments available for a variety of common health conditions, but you will also learn how to care for individuals and enable them to manage, monitor and control their condition.

Duration 15 weeks various start dates | Location Offsite Location

Sexual Health Awareness (CPD)

This course provides a wealth of information that will increase your understanding of sexual health issues. It is a great way to enhance your knowledge if you are looking to begin a career within this field or simply want to increase your awareness of the different types of STIs. Also explored are helpful guidance for maintaining positive intimate relationships and the mechanics of human reproduction.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

BSc (Hons) Nursing (Adult) - Full-time (North Devon)

You will learn an extensive range of nursing skills and techniques so that you can care effectively for adult patients in a variety of healthcare environments. Our ambition is for you to become a nurse leader of the future. You’ll have the opportunity to develop an invaluable network of professional contacts during your intensive time (50%) on clinical placement at Northern Devon Healthcare Trust.

Duration Three years, full-time | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Understanding Behaviour that Challenges - Level 2 - D-L

This qualification is designed to increase your awareness and understanding of challenging behaviour and its effects. By completing the qualification, you will develop an in-depth knowledge of challenging behaviour which could support progression onto other appropriate qualifications and into relevant employment in the education, training and health & social care sectors.

Duration 16 weeks | Location Offsite Location

Early Years Educator - Advanced Apprenticeship (Standard)

As an Early Years Educators, you will be a highly trained professional who will play a key role in ensuring that young children learn and develop well and are kept healthy and safe. You may work in a range of settings including full day care, children’s centres, pre-schools, reception classes and as childminders.

Duration 18 months | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Equality & Diversity - Level 2 - D-L

This qualification promotes social awareness and good practice of equality and diversity within a community, at work, at home and in society in general. Whether you would like to strengthen your own knowledge, or become more socially aware in the workplace, this course is perfect for you.

Duration 16 weeks various start dates | Location Offsite Location

Access to Higher Education- Diploma in Humanities, Education & Social Work

Want to go to university? Want a change of career? Or want a new challenge? No A-levels? No problem! It is never too late to study for a degree even if you have no qualifications at all. Or you may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ or BTEC but not enough to get into university. Many adults return to education to improve their career opportunities and achieve their personal goals.

Duration One year | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Understanding Specific Learning Difficulties - Level 2 - D-L

This qualification aims to give you a knowledge of different Specific Learning Difficulties, how they are diagnosed and how individuals can be supported. You will look at Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) / Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD), Dyslexia, Developmental Coordination Disorder and Dyscalculia. You will also learn about the relevant legislation, policies and guidance.

Duration 16 weeks | Location North Devon Campus

Understanding the Safe Handling of Medication (CPD)

This course covers legislation associated with handling medication; procedures for receiving, administering, handling, storing and disposing of medication; as well as looking at the most common types of medication that are administered to individuals in a care setting.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Certificate in Youth Work Practice - Level 3 - Part-time (North Devon)

The Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice aims to support the skills and knowledge needed to become a competent Youth Support Worker. This qualification is designed for those already working in a youth work environment and who can deliver operational youth work who will carry out supervisory responsibilities for small projects.

Duration 43 weeks | Location North Devon Campus

Stress Management (CPD)

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to deal with management responsibilities and to develop as a leader. Distance learning means that all of our courses are available to anyone, anywhere.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Teaching Assistant - Apprenticeship (Standard)

Teaching Assistants work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. They are good role models, act with honesty and integrity, take part in team meetings; contribute to planning and class activities. Promoting Fundamental British Values through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and positive behaviours are crucial in contributing to improved pupil progress and development.

Duration 18 months | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Youth Work Practice - Level 3 - Part-time (North Devon)

The Level 3 Certificate in Youth Work Practice aims to support the skills and knowledge needed to become a competent Youth Support Worker. This qualification is designed for those already working in a youth work environment and who can deliver operational youth work who will carry out supervisory responsibilities for small projects.

Duration Starts 3rd August 2020 - 43 weeks | Location North Devon Campus

Senior Healthcare Support Worker - Apprenticeship (Standard)

As an experienced support worker, you will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare or therapeutic tasks, under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.

Duration 18 months | Location North Devon Campus

Plumbing and Domestic Heating Technician - Apprenticeship (Standard)

Apprentices on this course will plan, select, install, service, commission and maintain all aspects of plumbing and heating systems. Plumbing and domestic heating technicians can find themselves working inside or outside a property. Customer service skills and being tidy and respectful are important qualities as they can often find themselves working in customers’ homes as well as on building sites.

Duration Four years | Location North Devon Campus

Teaching Assistant - Apprenticeship (Standard)

Teaching Assistants work in Primary, Special and Secondary education across all age ranges encompassing special educational needs and emotional vulnerabilities. They are good role models, act with honesty and integrity, take part in team meetings; contribute to planning and class activities. Promoting Fundamental British Values through spiritual, moral, social and cultural development and positive behaviours are crucial in contributing to improved pupil progress and development.

Duration 18 months | Location Mid Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) - Full-time (Mid Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) provides a comprehensive knowledge of children’s development and the provision of innovative practice to support your learning.

Duration One year, full-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Psychological Studies - Part-time (North Devon) - September Start

Psychology is the study of people; how they think, act, react and interact. Psychology is concerned with all aspects of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and motivation underlying such behaviour. It equips students to apply for a wide range of careers including teaching, research, counselling, human resources and social work.

Duration Three years, part-time | Location North Devon Campus

Supporting Teaching & Learning (TA) - Level 2 - Full-time (Mid Devon)

If you are interested in a career supporting children in a school environment, this Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Teaching and Learning offers an engaging programme that puts you on exactly the right track. The programme has been designed to support your learning and help you discover and evaluate your natural abilities and skills in the classroom.

Duration One year | Location Mid Devon Campus

Higher National Certificate in Construction

This specialist vocational programme is linked to professional body requirements and national occupational standards, with a strong work-related emphasis.

Duration One year - full time; two years - part time | Location North Devon Campus

Progression Into Adulthood - Entry Level - Full-time (North Devon)

The Progression Into Adulthood programme is a progression route for students who are aged 19 years, and over focuses on the four outcomes that young people with disabilities have said are important to them: Employment, Independent Living, Community Inclusion and Good Health. Students on this course will usually have completed Preparation for Adulthood and require an additional year at college to further develop specific skills for independence and employability. Learners will follow a work-related pr...

Duration One year | Location North Devon Campus

Access to Higher Education- Diploma in Humanities, Education & Social Work

Want to go to university? Want a change of career? Or want a new challenge? No A-levels? No problem! It is never too late to study for a degree even if you have no qualifications at all. Or you may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ or BTEC but not enough to get into university. Many adults return to education to improve their career opportunities and achieve their personal goals.

Duration One year | Location Mid Devon Campus

Sociology A-level - Level 3 - Full-time (North Devon)

This stimulating and topical study programme enables you to better understand people's behaviour and the societal influence on their lives. It will give you a real insight into the world around you. As you learn, you'll build up your knowledge and understanding of sociological thought and methods.

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies - Part-time (Mid Devon) - Sept start

The course offers a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of children's development and the provision of innovative practice to support learning. This well-established and successful FdA was updated in 2016 to offer the most contemporary and current perspective on Early Childhood Studies, making it a perfect choice to develop your skills and further a career in early education and care.

Duration Three years, part time | Location Mid Devon Campus

Preparation for Adulthood - Entry Level - Full-time (North Devon)

Preparation for Adulthood is a course with two pathways tailored to meet the educational and support needs of Pre-Entry and Entry Level Learners. The aim of the course is for learners to achieve their potential in life and work. Pathway A focuses on Independent Living and Community Inclusion and Pathway B focuses of Further Education and Employment.

Duration One or two years | Location North Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Psychological Studies - Full-time (North Devon) - Sept start

Psychology is the study of people; how they think, act, react and interact. Psychology is concerned with all aspects of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and motivation underlying such behaviour. It equips students to apply for a wide range of careers including teaching, research, counselling, human resources and social work.

Duration Two years, full-time | Location North Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies - Part-time (North Devon) - Sept start

The course offers a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of children's development and the provision of innovative practice to support learning. This well-established and successful FdA offers the most contemporary and current perspective on Early Childhood Studies, making it a perfect choice to develop your skills and further a career in early education and care.

Duration Three years, part-time | Location Brannams Campus

Children, Young People & Families Practitioner - Apprenticeship (Standard)

As a practitioner you will be working with children, young people and families, including carers, to achieve a positive and sustainable change in their lives. You will demonstrate a passion to care for and about children, young people and families.

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

Certificate in Principles in Digital Skills for Employment - Level 2 - D-L

This course will equip you with an awareness of finding and managing relevant and good quality information, and considering the importance of online identities. You will also look at the importance of digital skills in the workplace, considering how to communicate effectively using technology and how to protect data and devices, among other organisational policies and procedures. This is a distance/home study course, so you can study at your own pace and at a time to suit you within a 16 week period. ...

Duration 12 weeks - various start dates | Location Offsite Location

Civil Engineering Technician - Apprenticeship (Standard)

A Civil Engineering Technician provides technical support to engineers and other construction professionals in the design, development, construction, commissioning, decommissioning, operation or maintenance of the built environment and infrastructure.

Duration Three years | Location Mid Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies - Full-time (North Devon) - Sept start

The course offers a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of children's development and the provision of innovative practice to support learning. This well-established and successful FdA offers the most contemporary and current perspective on Early Childhood Studies, making it a perfect choice to develop your skills and further a career in early education and care.

Duration Two years, full-time | Location Brannams Campus

Foundation Degree in Psychological Studies - Full-time (North Devon) - Jan start

Psychology is the study of people; how they think, act, react and interact. Psychology is concerned with all aspects of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and motivation underlying such behaviour. It equips students to apply for a wide range of careers including teaching, research, counselling, human resources and social work.

Duration Two years, full-time | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) - Full-time (Mid Devon) - Jan start

The combined FdA Early Childhood Studies and BA (Hons) in Professional Development (Childhood Studies) is intended to provide a comprehensive knowledge of children's development and the provision of innovative practice to support your learning.

Duration One year, full-time; Two years, part-time. | Location Mid Devon Campus

Understanding Anxiety (CPD)

This short, auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand the causes and effects of anxiety, along with its management.

Duration Four hours | Location Offsite Location

Introductory Certificate - General Pathway - Level 1 - Full-time (Mid Devon)

This is a full-time study programme created for young people who are aiming for a Level 2 vocational course but do not meet the entry requirements, or those who are unsure about which course to do. The programme will help you decide what you want to study in the future and help you get the qualifications you need to progress.

Duration One year | Location Mid Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Psychological Studies - Part-time (North Devon) - Jan start

Psychology is the study of people; how they think, act, react and interact. Psychology is concerned with all aspects of behaviour and the thoughts, feelings and motivation underlying such behaviour. It equips students to apply for a wide range of careers including teaching, research, counselling, human resources and social work.

Duration Two years, full-time; three years, part-time | Location North Devon Campus

Foundation Degree in Early Childhood Studies - Full-time (Mid Devon) - Sept start

The course offers a comprehensive and in-depth knowledge of children's development and the provision of innovative practice to support learning. This well-established and successful FdA was updated in 2016 to offer the most contemporary and current perspective on Early Childhood Studies, making it a perfect choice to develop your skills and further a career in early education and care.

Duration Two years, full time | Location Mid Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) - Part-time (Mid Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) provides a comprehensive knowledge of children’s development and the provision of innovative practice to support your learning.

Duration Two years, part-time | Location Mid Devon Campus

Building Services Design Technician - Apprenticeship (Standard)

Learn how to produce cost effective technical and sustainable design solutions using three dimensional models, calculations, specifications, reports and drawings for systems such as renewable technologies, heating, ventilation, air conditioning, drainage, lighting, power, controls and lifts.

Duration Three years | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) - Full-time (North Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) provides a comprehensive knowledge of children’s development and the provision of innovative practice to support your learning.

Duration One year, full-time | Location Brannams Campus

Higher National Certificate in Construction - Full-time (North Devon) - Jan start

This specialist vocational programme is linked to professional body requirements and national occupational standards, with a strong work-related emphasis.

Duration One year - full time; two years - part time | Location North Devon Campus

Access to Higher Education- Diploma in Teaching - Humanities Route

Want to go to university? Want a change of career? Or want a new challenge? No A-levels? No problem! It is never too late to study for a degree even if you have no qualifications at all. Or you may already have some qualifications at GCSE, NVQ or BTEC but not enough to get into university. Many adults return to education to improve their career opportunities and achieve their personal goals.

Duration One year | Location North Devon Campus

Law A-level - Level 3 - Full-time (North Devon)

Law may be one of the most prestigious career paths you can follow. Petroc's two-year programme of study provides an excellent grounding in the subject following the new A-level specification. This not only gives students an overview of the law in relation to some substantive areas, but also the ability to discuss sources of law, the English Legal System and explore law and morality and justice.

Duration Two years | Location North Devon Campus

BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) - Part-time (North Devon)

The BA (Hons) Professional Development (Childhood Studies) provides a comprehensive knowledge of children’s development and the provision of innovative practice to support your learning.

Duration Two years, part-time | Location Brannams Campus

News (55)

Petroc’s new Care Academy will open doors for health and social care students

An exciting and innovative partnership between Petroc and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust will provide work experience for students

Health and Social Care students get hands-on experience thanks to new Academy

Level 3 Health and Social Care second year students on the Care Academy have been experiencing a wide range of clinical environments at North Devon District Hospital

Health and Social Care students get hands-on experience as part of Care Academy

In January seven Health and Social Care students started a 19 week Care Academy rotation at Tiverton Community Hospital

Aspiring medical students gain hands-on experience at NDDH

Petroc students who are keen to enter the medical profession are gaining invaluable work experience, thanks to an innovative partnership between the college and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.

Petroc receives Commended Status for AOC Beacon Awards

Petroc College is proud to have reached the 'Commended Status' phase for all three of our AOC Beacon Award entries!

Petroc expands HE provision to include four brand new degree programmes

Petroc has announced plans to introduce four new Foundation Degrees in North Devon.

Care Academy leaders meet to review success of initiative’s first year

The Care Academy Strategic Overview Committee met on April 29, 2016, to review the work of the Care Academy over the past year.

Care Academy students receive visit from local MP

Peter Heaton-Jones, MP for North Devon, has recently visited Petroc Care Academy students at North Devon District Hospital.

Petroc students raise much-needed funds for Peirce

A group of Health and Social Care students from Petroc have raised an impressive £2,000 for Peirce Fenn, an 18-year-old with neurological and physical disabilities.

Care Academy partnership selected as a beacon of best practice

AN innovative partnership which enables students at Petroc to undertake a work placement at NDDH has been selected as a beacon of best practice

Students attend Study Experience at Disneyland Paris

A group of Early Years and Health and Social Care students from Petroc have recently returned from a trip to Disneyland Paris, where they learnt about visitor safety and how the park is made ‘family friendly’ and accessible.

Care Academy students support International Clinical Trials Day

Care Academy students have been learning about the importance of research and development within the healthcare industry

Latest Care Academy cohort embark on NDDH placement

Petroc’s latest Care Academy students started their 10 week rotational placement at North Devon District Hospital this week

Petroc’s new BA Honours in Human Behavioural Studies opens doors to a wide range of careers

Petroc is delighted to receive the news that its fifth Honours Degree pathway has been validated by the University of Plymouth.

Success of Petroc's Care Academy highlighted in House of Commons

North Devon MP Peter Heaton-Jones praised the work of the Care Academy in Parliament this week

Petroc supports NSA Health’s Excellence Centre through Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust partnersh

The National Skills Academy for Health (NSA Health) is delighted to announce that Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust will lead the development of its new Devon Excellence Centre

Graduation Ceremony 2020

Despite this year’s ceremony being postponed, Petroc is still celebrating the success of our graduating students.

Creating the workforce of the future

The Independent Commission on the College of the Future and NHS Confederation are calling for a partnership between colleges and the NHS to tackle health and care workforce crisis.

Petroc launches Wellbeing Centre

The Wellbeing Centre provides a safe and confidential space for those dealing with difficult issues and in need of support

Outstanding Petroc students pick up prizes at annual awards ceremony

Proud family, friends and lecturers came together at the Barnstaple Hotel this week to recognise the outstanding achievements of students within Health and Fitness at Petroc.

Students celebrated at Petroc Mid Devon campus awards evening

Outstanding A-level, Access to HE, vocational and apprenticeship students returned to Petroc’s Mid Devon Campus to celebrate their achievements at the annual awards evening.

Huge response to Shoe Box appeal

North Devon Childcare and Early Years Department have had a fantastic response this year to the Shoe Box Appeal from the college and local community.

It’s not too late to change your mind!

There’s still time to start a course at our Mid Devon Campus. Apply online or call 01884 235330 to find out more.

Students pumped after BodyPower trip

Last month fitness students, both past and present, travelled to Birmingham to attend BodyPower 2014 at the National Exhibition Centre.

Hospice and Petroc team up to train next generation of carers

A new partnership between North Devon Hospice and Petroc will help provide first class training for those wanting to work in the demanding field of end-of-life care.

Petroc HE Graduation Ceremony 2019

Petroc graduates celebrate success at 2019 graduation ceremony.

Local Parkinson’s group keeps active over the summer thanks to Petroc

Members of a local Parkinson’s physiotherapy group, which meets only in term-time, have been continuing their treatment over the summer holidays with help from Petroc.

Project SEARCH graduates celebrate successful year

Nine young people with learning disabilities are celebrating graduating from a pioneering internship scheme based at North Devon District Hospital

Petroc comes out on top for student satisfaction, according to HE survey

Following a recent Higher Education (HE) Student Perception Questionnaire conducted by Plymouth University, Petroc are delighted to announce that they have come out on top when it comes to student satisfaction.

Exciting NCS opportunities this Autumn!

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is currently recruiting for the Autumn Experience 2018, which will take place during the October half term.

Traineeship opens doors for Kat

Trainee Kat Reid gives a personal account of life on the traineeship programme

Higher Education lecturers awarded at SSTAR Awards

Two Higher Education lecturers from Petroc have been awarded for their outstanding contribution to education at the University of Plymouth’s 2017 SSTAR Awards.

Petroc event provides opportunities for a career in care

A recent event at the Henry Williamson Room in the North Devon Library offered an opportunity for local care providers and Petroc specialists to network with people who are unemployed and interested in a career in care

Petroc HE lecturers recognised in prestigious University awards

Two HE lecturers from Petroc have been awarded for their outstanding contribution to education at Plymouth University’s 2016 SSTAR Awards.

Petroc graduates celebrate outstanding achievements at annual awards ceremony

Petroc’s Higher Education (HE) students celebrated completing foundation degrees, HNCs, Certificates in Education, CIPDs and BA Honours programmes at the college’s annual awards ceremony

Behind Bars conference gives students the chance to debate UK's criminal system

Petroc recently hosted the Behind Bars conference, where ex-offenders visited students to help them consider whether prison is an effective strategy to reduce crime.

Petroc expands Higher Education provision to meet growing demand in Mid Devon

Following the success of a number of degree courses that were introduced at Petroc’s Mid Devon Campus in September 2013, the college is taking steps to expand its Higher Education provision

Petroc and Applegate Marketplace to offer new degree-level apprenticeships

Plans are being put in place to deliver a degree-level apprenticeship in partnership with Plymouth University

Health and fitness students awarded for outstanding achievements

Proud family, friends and lecturers came together at the Barnstaple Hotel for the School of Health, Fitness and Supported Learning awards evening

All smiles on HE results day at Petroc

Petroc’s University Centre was a hive of activity last week (July 7), as degree students gathered to collect their results.

Petroc NCS graduates celebrate action-packed summer programme at glitzy ceremony

The Queen’s Theatre in Barnstaple was a hive of activity on Friday night (September 7), as graduates from Petroc’s National Citizen Service gathered to celebrate another successful summer.

Petroc students complete UWE programme to prepare for higher education

10 Petroc students have successfully completed the Bristol UWE Heading Higher Passport Plus (HHP) Scheme.

Students’ journey from Foundation Degree to BA Hons ends in triumph

A group of students who moved to Petroc in Mid Devon to top up their degree have celebrated successfully completing their course, thanks to the help and support of staff at the college.

New look Barnstaple Campus for 2013

Thanks to a number of funding opportunities, the Barnstaple Campus has been transformed.

Petroc graduates celebrate success at 2018 graduation ceremony

Over 100 Higher Education students from Petroc received their qualifications at the college’s annual graduation ceremony this weekend (October 6).

What teens really think about Petroc

From its fantastic results to its 'role model' teachers and university campus feel, Petroc College students share their experiences with us

There’s still time to join Petroc in Mid Devon

For those who were unable to start a programme at the beginning of the academic year, or maybe wish to transfer, there are still a number of study programmes at Petroc to choose from.

Boost your career with a part time course at our Mid Devon Campus

We offer a fantastic range of part time professional courses at our Mid Devon Campus, to give you the skills you need to boost your career, or even embark on a brand new venture.

The future looks bright for Project SEARCH graduates

Six young people with learning disabilities have just graduated from a ground-breaking internship scheme based at North Devon District Hospital, under the banner of Project SEARCH.

Petroc graduates celebrate incredible achievements at annual ceremony

Over 100 Petroc Higher Education students received their qualifications at the college’s annual Graduation this weekend (7th October).

Sun shines down on Petroc’s graduates of 2013

Proud friends and family gathered in Barnstaple to congratulate over 100 of Petroc’s Higher Education graduates, as they paraded through the town centre in glorious sunshine.

Empowering Enterprise Impact Report

The ‘Empowering Enterprise Impact Report’ looks at the achievements delivered by the Empowering Enterprise project over the past four years.

NCS teens raise thousands for North Devon charities

Read about all the fantastic social action projects the NCS teams have been involved in over the summer

Petroc business students showcase their talent during the 2016 Enterprise Challenge

Over 200 business students from Petroc put their entrepreneurial skills to the test last month, as part of the Enterprise Challenge 2016.

Petroc A-level, Creative Industries and Access to HE students celebrated at annual awards

High-achieving A-level and Access to Higher Education (HE) celebrated their successes at the Barnstaple Hotel last night (January 7), at the college’s annual celebration evening.

People (9)

Rhianne Gould

Find out about Rhianne Gould's journey

Maisy Parks - Health and Social Care

Maisy studied Health and Social Care Level 3.

Harrison Edwards

SU President

Karl Winsor - Sport; Coaching, Health & Fitness

Karl is using the Foundation Degree to fulfill his dream of becoming a teacher

Toni Hill - Business

Toni is studying BTEC Introductory Diploma in Business Level 1 at our North Devon campus.

Charlotte Newman - Human Behavioural Studies

Charlotte studied both the Foundation Degree in Psychological Studies and BA in Human Behavioural Studies.

Amy Souster - Nursing, Midwifery and Medical Science

Amy is studying an Access to HE Diploma to enable her to pursue a career as a children's nurse.

Denise Turnbull - Understanding Autism

Denise studied our Distance Learning course Certificate in Understanding Autism.

Lena Marvao

Governor at Petroc

General Information (29)

Health & Social Care

Case Studies from past and present Health & Social Care students.

Health & Care Academy

The Care Academy is a ground breaking and prestigious initiative developed by Petroc and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust with support from Health Education South West.

Part-time Health & Social Care

Find out about the part-time Health and Social Care courses available at Petroc.

Distance Learning - Health and Social Care

Distance Learning courses to help you develop your skills in the Health and Social Care sector.

The Health Futures Hub

Find out about The Health Futures Hub and associated courses at our Mid Devon campus

School leavers - Health & Social Care

Our programmes teach vital skills such as teamwork, communication and research to help you liaise with individuals in care

Higher Education Courses

Petroc offers a range of higher education courses including, Access to HE, HNCs, Foundation Degrees, Honours Degrees and Apprenticeships.

January starts 2021 - degrees

Take a look at degrees available to study from January and February 2021

All About ME Programme

All About ME Programme aims to provide individuals with an opportunity to work with industry professionals and gain an insight into an area of interest related to future career aspirations.

Distance Learning Bitesize Courses

Petroc offers a vast range of bite-sized CPD courses for you to study in the comfort of your own home.

Support Organisations

A resources for all students and staff struggling with all types of personal issues.

Grants awarded in Devon

Find out about the community grants that have already been awarded in the Devon.

Wellbeing

Petroc has a range of services to enable students to get the most out of their time at college.

Supported Learning (19+)

Supported Learning (19+)

FFU Case Studies

FFU Case Studies

Petroc Academies

Petroc Professional and Sport Academies

World Autism Awareness week 26 March to 2 April 2018

Information on autism and support agencies.

Charity & Community Highlights - #CelebratePetroc

Find out how Petroc students helped charity and community projects in 2019-20.

ASPIRE

Are you hoping to go to a top university or aim for a high-flying career? Get involved in our Aspire Academies in Sustainability, VETMED, Humanities or STEM.

Full-time courses - equipment list

Find out which books and equipment you will need for your full-time course at Petroc's North Devon campus.

Interested in Apprenticeships?

We offer Apprenticeship programmes in Devon that develop industry specific skills by combining work and training. Learning in college is delivered at one of Petroc’s specialist training centres - North Devon or Mid Devon Campuses - by qualified tutors and experienced practitioners.

One Northern Devon

Supporting the people of Northern Devon with education and training.

JET

The JET project engages with young people who face barriers to participation and need a different type of provision to engage them in learning.

Sharing Best Practice

With many of the projects Petroc manages, there is the opportunity to develop and share best practice. Source resources for helping learners with additional needs access employment to information about creative careers in Europe.

Sustainability at Petroc

Petroc is committed to being a sustainable college and holds a Planet Mark certificate and are members of the Plastic Free Northern Devon Consortium.

Employer Area

Whether you are an employer or a sole trader, our team will work with you and your organisation to help your business reach its full potential.

Remote Education Offer at Petroc

This information explains how Petroc is supporting its students with remote/digital learning during COVID-19.

Past Projects: Other

Petroc has a solid track record of securing and managing funding for a variety of different projects

Information for returning students

Information for students returning to Petroc after the summer break.

Past Results (14)

Barnstaple National Diploma Results 2010

National Diploma Results 2010

Barnstaple National Diploma Results 2009

National Diploma Results 2009

Tiverton National Diploma Results 2010

National Diploma Results 2010

Barnstaple Level 3 Diploma Results 2012

Level 3 Diploma Results 2012

Barnstaple National Diploma Results 2011

National Diploma Results 2011

Barnstaple AS Results 2012

AS Results 2012

Tiverton Level 3 Diploma Results 2013

Level 3 Diploma Results 2013

Tiverton Level 3 Diploma Results 2012

Level 3 Diploma Results 2012

Barnstaple Level 3 Diploma Results 2013

Level 3 Diploma Results 2013

Tiverton National Diploma Results 2011

National Diploma Results 2011

Barnstaple A2 Results 2011

A2 Results 2011

Barnstaple AS Results 2011

AS Results 2011

Barnstaple A2 Results 2012

A2 Results 2012

Barnstaple AS Results 2010

AS Results 2010