What is special about this course?
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.
4 Standard Grades at 2 or above or equivalent; or 4 National 5 at C or above, one must be English.
NC Child, Health & Social Care plus a pass in National 5 Care
4 National 5 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
All candidates are interviewed, and their core skills are assessed at this point, including English and Numeracy.
Students develop an awareness of the skills required when working with varying groups of clients and also how to become a valued member of a care team. The theoretical practice compliments the work placement on this course.
There may be an opportunity to study one HIgher within the course (Care).
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
- Part Time
How long will my course last?
1 year full time
2 years part time
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
- Nurse education, Paramedic education, further studies in Allied Health Professions
- HNC Social Care, HNC Care and Administrative Practice and thereafter possibly BA (Hons) Child & Youth Studies or BA (Hons) Health Studies
- Employment in a health/care environment.
Is there more information available online?
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