You will benefit from highly qualified and industry experienced staff alongside work placement opportunities and practical activities relevant to your individual course. The wide range of courses ensures there is opportunity for you to gain professional qualifications accredited by the industry. 1.48 million people currently work in the social care sector. As people are living longer and older people are needing more care, social care is growing and the sector needs at least another half a million jobs and staff by 2030. To be successful in this career it is vital that you are understanding and sympathetic to people’s needs.