Progress as a Care Worker

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Development opportunities in the care sector

Once you’re working in care, there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills and progress your career. It is important for everyone working at all levels in the care sector, to continue to develop their skills and knowledge to ensure they provide the best quality of care to the people they support.

Certificates and diplomas

There are a range of qualifications, including certificates or diplomas, offered by the two main colleges in North Lincolnshire – John Leggott College and North Lindsey College.

North Lindsey College

North Lindsey College offers a range of health and social care courses from entry-level to degree-level, both full and part-time. Visit the North Lindsey College website for further information on the courses offered.

John Leggott College

John Leggott College offers a range of vocational BTEC-level courses in Health and Social Care, with work placements forming an important part of the syllabus. For further details, visit the John Leggott College website.


Apprenticeships, for both new employees and existing employees, are offered by both mainstream colleges and also by a number of other training providers who provide an alternative to college. Find out more about apprenticeships.

What are the benefits to you of being a Care Worker?

A job as a Care Worker is not only a rewarding and fulfilling career path but there are also many tangible benefits for you too, including:

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