Care Practice Flexible Programme

What is special about this course?

This course gives students the opportunity to acquire basic knowledge and understanding of working with children and adults.  The course is designed to be flexible to allow students to work at their own pace to fit in with their own personal, work and life commitments.

 

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements but candidates are required to produce a report, details of which will be provided when application is reviewed by the course team. Your level of study will be based on previous experience and/or qualifications outlined in your personal statement

Units from this course can be gathered to form the Group Award for PDA Education Assistant, but they should be working in an educational support role, and therefore it may not be suitable for school leavers to study these units. 

It consists of units at a variety of educational levels. 

How will I study my course?

  • Distance learning
  • Work based

How long will my course last?

Extended part time

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment throughout each unit.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date

August and fleixble start dates throughout the year

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Guidance will be given on possible progression routes, eg NC/HNC Early Education and Childcare, NC Health and Social Care, SVQ's in Health and/or Childcare.  Progression depends on other qualifications. 

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Care Practice Flexible Programme

I want to start in 2017/18

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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