A career in Health and Social Care actively enhances people’s lives can be very satisfying, and offers the ultimate reward for those who enjoy working with people.

There are few professions that offer so much in terms of job satisfaction and support, while giving you the chance to enhance people’s lives during their times of need.

These professions are an essential part of the community and those working in this field make a valued contribution to the lives of individuals. These professions are highly rewarding and if you enjoy working with people from a wide range of backgrounds you will enjoy Health and Social Care.

Health and Social Care opens doors to a number of different care-related professions, including nursing, social work, and similar roles. Career pathways are diverse with plenty of opportunity to specialise in a particular field. If you have good communication and interpersonal skills and a caring and positive attitude then you should consider a career in Health and Social Care.

When you complete your HNC or HND in Health and Social Care, you can choose to go into employment or progress to university in the UK or any other country worldwide. For example, previous students have got jobs as Assistant Care Managers and progressed to Care Managers. Others have gone on to university to study for degrees in nursing, midwifery, social work, teaching and educational psychology.

The average salary for Healthcare professionals in the UK is £37,000, with upward earning potential of £47,500. Health & Social Care careers offer a range of flexible working options with part-time, full-time and casual work available.

  • Biomedical scientists £30,000
  • Nurse £28,000
  • Theatre Nurse/Operating Department Practitioner £29,000
  • Dental Nurse £23,000
  • Health visitor £34,000
  • Health psychologist £40,000
  • Midwifery £34,000
  • Social Worker £34,000
  • Average wage rates vary significantly as these figures reflect starting salaries, and rates that can be achieved as you gain experience over time.
  • The Hospitality and Catering Industry is a fast-growing, exciting area of employment. Whether you want to develop the skills needed for your dream career, boost your employability or try something new, ACE offers an exciting opportunity to enter the fast-moving world of the catering industry by helping you achieve your full potential.
  • Hospitality & Catering offers you an unbeatable learning experience, tailored around your individual needs. We will help and push you to be the very best that you can be. You will build and develop your skills, knowledge, confidence and future career in a professional, friendly and fun environment.
  • Our experienced team can give you individual guidance and really focus on your strengths and ambitions. We will get you involved in innovative projects that will take your skills to the next level.
  • You will participate in exciting opportunities such as planning and supervising events, designing menus for functions, organising theme nights, entering national and international competitions as well as work placements in world class establishments.
  • With one of our great Hospitality & Catering qualifications, you can enter a number of different professions in the UK or any other country worldwide The following list is not exhaustive, but should give you some idea of the different opportunities you could pursue:
  • Cruise Ship Steward £600 to £1,100 per month
  • Head Chef £25k to £50k per year
  • Restaurant Manager £25k to £40k per year
  • Sous Chef £16K to £22k per year

Average wage rates vary significantly as these figures reflect starting salaries, and rates that can be achieved as you gain experience over time.


From a small company to a global corporation, every business needs a strong Office Administration team to help them succeed.

Organisations of all shapes and sizes need people to make them function. They may be in senior management positions or in clerical roles. They may be in front-line jobs or in behind-the-scenes roles. Finance is the backbone of the world’s economy, and a career in business can lead to a challenging and rewarding career.

Business is becoming increasingly flexible as a career, with plenty of scope for career development. Many companies employ people with business backgrounds in departments such as production, marketing, purchasing, sales, finance and human resources. The courses available in Business Management and Financial Services can provide you with the tools you need to operate effectively in the business world and realise your goals.

As a business professional your work will include managing resources, preparing financial documents, developing strategies and monitoring performance.

When you have a business or an accounting qualification behind you, your career prospects will always be bright. You can choose to go in the UK or any other country worldwide There are so many career paths open to people with business skills, that we couldn’t possibly list them all here. Here are just a few of the careers you could consider:

  • Administrator £13-24k per year
  • Business Manager £20-50k per year
  • Entrepreneur £10-100k per year
  • Human Resources Manager £40-50k per year
  • Marketing Manager £35-45k per year
  • Accounts / Finance Clerk £12-20k per year
  • Chartered Accountant £30-50k per year
  • Retail Banker £30-50k per year

Average wage rates vary significantly as these figures reflect starting salaries, and rates that can be achieved as you gain experience over time.