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.

Work experience is incorporated into the year:-

Units included:

  • communication
  • numeracy
  • local investigation
  • families in modern society
  • sociology in care
  • social influences
  • values and principles in care
  • human development
  • first aid

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

1 year full time or 2 years part time 

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date



For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • NC Early Education & Childcare
  • NC Childhood Practice
  • NC Health & SOcial Care
  • SVQ2 Children's Care
  • Learning and Development
  • SVQ 2 Social Services; Children and Young People Level 6
  • Employment as a support worker in a care setting

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We are no longer accepting applications for 2018/19

I want to start in 2019/20

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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