This course aims to equip you with a thorough knowledge of human growth and development. Through theoretical study and placement the skills required to work in health and social care settings will be enhanced. This course builds the foundations to a career in either nursing, health or social care.
All candidates have to complete an Enhanced Disclosure (PVG) check.
Less than 5 years out of education: You will require 4 Standard Grades at 2 or above or equivalent; or 4 National 5 at C or above, one must be English.
Mature students out of education for 5 or more years: You must demonstrate in your personal statement experience and commitment to working in this field
You will be required to attend an interview and complete a short piece of written work.
You will require a satisfactory PVG Disclosure Scotland Check
In this course students will develop and awareness of the skills required when working with varying groups of clients and also how to become a valued member of a care team. This is a practical course where the theoretical practice compliments the work placement.
There may be an opportunity to study 1 Higher within the course (Care).
1 year full time
2 years part time
Continuous assessment throughout each unit.
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
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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.