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Care and Administrative Practice (Clinical Route) HNC

(SCQF level 7)

, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

31st Aug 2020, 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 including English; 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.

ESOL entry requirements

Applicants whose first language is not English should have minimum ESOL Intermediate level 2 or equivalent for NC/NQ courses and ESOL Higher for HNC/D courses.

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.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is taught using a variety of learning and 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:
    31st Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus