Health and Social Care Level 6

What is special about this course?

You will develop knowledge and understanding of human growth and development.

It is a practical course with activities to reflect workplace practice. 

Successful candidates can achieve SVQ 2 Social Services and Healthcare


Entry requirements

  • 4 National 5s at C or above, one must be English.
  • You will be required to attend an interview and complete a short piece of written work.
  • You must have a satisfactory PVG Disclosure Scotland check.

Units include:-

  • Understanding and supporting people in healthcare
  • Care principles and practice
  • Health, safety and protection
  • Communication
  • Moving and Handling
  • Understanding of Mental Health Issues
  • Coping strategies and building resistance

How will I study my course?

    Practical and classroom learning

    How long will my course last?

    1 Academic Years

    Where can I study my course?


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      What can I do on completion of my course?

      This course builds the foundations to a career in either nursing, health or social care, eg nurse education or paramedic education.  

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      We are no longer accepting applications for 2020/21

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