Care Practice Flexible Programme SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

This course gives you the opportunity to acquire basic knowledge and understanding of working with children and adults.  The course is designed to be flexible to allow students to work at their own pace to fit in with their own personal, work and life commitments.


Entry requirements

  • There are no formal entry requirements
  • Your level of study will be based on previous experience and/or qualifications outlined in your personal statement

You should be working in an educational support role, and therefore it may not be suitable for school leavers to study these units. 


How will I study my course?

  • Part Time
  • Flexible
  • Work based

How long will my course last?


This is a flexible, part time course. 

Where can I study my course?

    • Inverness Campus

Start date

August and flexible start dates throughout the year


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

What can I do on completion of my course?

Guidance will be given on possible progression routes, eg HNC Childhood Practice. 

Is there more information available online?

QR Code - scan to visit course page

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Care Practice Flexible Programme SCQF Level 6

I want to start in 2021/22
I want to start in 2022/23

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at UHI Inverness. UHI Inverness 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.