Health and Social Care NC

What is special about this course?

Through practical and classroom learning, you will develop knowledge and understanding of human growth and development. There may also be an opportunity to study Higher Care.


Entry requirements

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

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. 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

1 Years

1 year full time

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?

  • 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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Apply for Health and Social Care NC

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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