The Health Futures University Technical College (UTC) offers 14-19 year olds career-focused education in healthcare and health sciences and will open a brand new multimillion pound college in the region in September 2015.
A partnership between 21 organisations from across the West Midlands health and education economy will provide learning and career opportunities to young people like no other school or college in the region.
The first in the UK with healthcare and health sciences as it's specialism, Health Futures UTC will prepare students for, and allow them direct insight, into a wide range of health careers such as nursing, paramedic services, radiography, pathology, physiotherapy and pharmacy within the NHS and private sector.
A combination of national curriculum teaching and exciting, work focused projects with industry professionals will develop well educated, work ready, young people.
More than 300 new paramedics are to be recruited by West Midlands Ambulance Service.
Over three quarters of parents want young people to get a ‘baccalaureate’ style certificate at 18 summing up their achievements…