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Care and Administrative Practice (Clinical Route) HNC

(SCQF level 7)

Health, Social Care & Early Education, Education and Humanities

Applications closed

Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

26th Aug 2019, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course teaches you the skills and knowledge needed for potential career opportunities within the NHS and the Care Sector, as well as providing a recognised entry qualification for Nursing, Midwifery or Occupational Therapy.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 7. For more information on the framework: visit www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Two Highers at Grade C or above in subjects such as English, Biology, Maths, Modern Studies, History, Care, Psychology; OR
  • NPA Practical Skills plus 1 Higher; OR 
  • NC Level 6 Health & Social Care; OR
  • Other equivalent qualifications or experience.

Additional selection requirements

  • You'll be invited for a group and/or individual interview where you’ll get the opportunity to find out more about the course and tell us why you're interested in this subject area.
  • You'll also need to provide a reference from your most recent educational provider (if you're in education) or employer.

What you study

You'll study:

  • Anatomy & Physiology for Care Professionals.
  • Therapeutic Relationships.
  • Sociology.
  • Principles of Professional Practice. 
  • Essential Skills for Care Practice. 
  • Graded Unit.

After the course

Careers

Possible employment in the care sector both private or public.

Continuing Study

Possible progression to degrees in:-

  • Adult Nursing.
  • Mental Health Nursing.
  • Child Nursing.
  • Learning Disability Nursing.
  • Midwifery.
  • Occupational Therapy.
  • BA Integrated Health & Social Care.
  • BEd Social Services & Education.

Continuing study

Successful students can progress on to:

 

 

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is taught using a variety of Learning & Teaching methods.

Assessment methods

Various methods of assessment are used to meet the needs of the students, SQA requirements and college quality procedures.

Additional Information

Dress code

Tunic and trousers when in placement.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    26th Aug 2019, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus
  • Applications from International Students Welcome