Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 6
What is special about this course?
This is a work-based qualification allowing you to gain recognition for the experience and skills you have gained in the workplace.
You will develop a portfoliio of evidence which matches your skills and knowledge against nationally agreeds standards for care.
It will develop core and essential skills, such as communication, as well as the specific vocational competencies needed in the workplace such as promoting, monitoring and maintaining health and safety.
Applicants must be working in a care setting. This course is not suitable for school leavers.
Subjects may include:
- Care: values and principles
- Stress and stress management
- Human development
- Understanding mental health and mental illness
How will I study my course?
- Work based
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Inverness Campus
September and February
For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.
What can I do on completion of my course?
- Progression to Social Services and Healthcare SCQF 7 or HNC Social Services may be possible
- Employment in care home services for adults; housing support worker.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
Apply for Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 6
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