Child, Health and Social Care NC

What is special about this course?

The aim of this course is to allow students to consider the various strands of care employment that are available to them.  It will be of particular interest to those interested in health, childcare and social care industries.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

  • All candidates must be 16 or over
  • 4 Standard Grades at level 3 or above, or 4 National 4 passes, one of which must be in English.

Units included:

  • communication
  • numeracy
  • local investigation
  • information technology
  • families in modern society
  • sociology in care
  • psychology for care
  • values and principles in care
  • child development
  • first aid

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment throughout each unit.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date


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?

  • NC Early Education & Childcare
  • SVQ Level 3 Children's Care Learning and Development
  • Employment as a support worker in an education setting
  • BA Child and Youth Studies (dependent on Higher results)

Is there more information available online?

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We are no longer taking applications for 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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