Summer School

Are you interested in finding out about a career in healthcare?  Then join us for a free course from 6th - 10th August.

  • Are you aged 16 - 19 and interested in a career in health or social care?
  • Would you like a chance to find out what it’s really like by spending time with care professionals and a group of people your age?
  • Would you like the opportunity to experience the work environment, to meet health and social care professionals doing a variety of jobs and find out first hand if any of these professions might be right for you?
  • Would you like to achieve three nationally recognised vocational (QCF) qualifications which can lead towards an apprenticeship or enhance your prospects of ‘A’ levels or University?

If you answered yes to any of the above, then the ‘Exploring a Career in Care’ course at St Wilfrid’s may be just right for you!

During the course you will get the chance to meet professionals working in the Hospice, talk to patients and receive training from highly qualified specialists. 

It runs in conjunction with Chichester College and includes;

  • the skills and attitudes needed to work in care
  • communication in the care profession
  • the importance of team working
  • Sage and Thyme communications skills training (nationally recognised)
  • Dementia Friends information session (an Alzheimer’s Society national initiative)
  • meeting the professionals in speed dating style!

Successful completion will give you

Level 2 Award

Level 2 Award

Level 1 Award

in understanding how to work in end of life care
(3 credits)

in understanding the role of the Social Care Worker
(1 credit)

in awareness of communication in adult social care 
(2 credits)


The course is paid for by Health Education England, Kent, Surrey Sussex so will cost you nothing more than your time, effort and commitment to study. 

The course runs from 6th to 10th August plus one date between the 13th - 17th August. It takes place in our brand new Education Centre which has a great range of facilities and is close to public transport links.

There are 12 places available and the closing date for applications is Friday 27th July.

Call us for an informal chat or to request a booking form.
01243 755830