Health and Social Care (Level 5)

West Lothian College


This course is a good option for those who are interested in developing the knowledge and skills needed for working in the health and social care professions.

The course includes:

Social influences; Human development and behaviour; Special needs and support services; Mental health issues; Communication, numeracy and IT.

You will learn about the values and principles of health and social care, and gain a volunteering skills award.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English. Entry subject to interview.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC or NQ courses

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level