Sharna Fieldsend

“I was interested in studying nursing so I decided to join the College and study a Level 1 Health and Social Care course, and then I progressed on to the Level 2.“I have really enjoyed both courses and found them interesting. One of the modules was a unit about the human body which
I found fascinating and this helped me to decide that I would definitely like to go into nursing.
“As part of the course, we have visited two care homes and completed a work placement working with adults with learning difficulties and worked with children in a nursery. I was also elected to be
the Student Representative for the Health and Social Care Department to represent the
interests of the students. “Being at College has helped me to improve my communication and team-working skills which has improved my confidence. Next year, I am progressing to the Level 3 as this
will give me the qualifications I need to progress to a Nursing Apprenticeship with
the NHS.”
Further Information

Course: Health and Social Care Level 2/Level 3 BTEC Extended Certificate

School: Upton-by-Chester High School

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