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Health and Social Care NC

(SCQF level 6)

Health, Social Care & Early Education, Education and Humanities

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Mode of Study

Full-time

Start Date

24th Aug 2020, 1 year

Location

City Campus

Applications from International Students Welcome

Overview

This course is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills you will need for a career in the care sector. You will be well prepared for environments such as nursing homes, residential homes, resource centres for people with learning disabilities. You will consider who needs care, what provision is available and crucially, the roles and responsibilities of the care worker.

This course is placed on the Scottish Credit Qualifications Framework at Level 6. For more information on the framework visit: www.scqf.org.uk/the-framework/.

Entry requirements

Minimum entry requirements

  • Five National 5 qualifications at Grade C or above including English; OR
  • NC level 5 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.
  • 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:

  • Human Development & Behaviour.
  • Health Promotion.
  • Stress & Stress Management. 
  • Caring for people with Dementia. 
  • Practical Skills for Care. 
  • Moving & Assisting.

After the course

Careers

Possible employment in the care sector both private and public.

Continuing Study

Possible progression to HNC Social Services or HNC Care & Administrative Practice.

Teaching

How the course is taught

The course is taught using a variety of learning & teaching methods.

Assessment methods

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

Additional Information

Dress code

College Polo shirt when out on placement.

  • Mode of Study:
    Full-time
  • Start Date:
    24th Aug 2020, 1 year
  • Location:
    City Campus