Social Care (Level 6)

West Lothian College


This course is a good option for those who are interested in developing the knowledge and skills needed to work in various health and social care settings.

Content includes: Psychological and sociological theories and perspectives of human behaviour; Interpersonal and practical skills for health and social care workers; Completing a level 2 SVQ in social services and healthcare; Stress and stress management.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English. 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

HNC Social Services, HNC Care and Administrative Practice or other relevant HNC

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level