Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus
This course is highly valued by both universities and employers. It will teach you the skills, knowledge and values you’ll need to work effectively in a range of care settings.
You’ll spend 2 days in college and 2 days on placement in a care setting, working with the staff team. Placements cover a whole range of care services across Ayrshire from the local authority, private and voluntary sectors. They can include mental health services, residential care and homelessness projects.
2 relevant Highers including English and preferably National 5 Maths, or a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6 such as NC Health and Social Care (Higher), NC Working with Communities (Higher) or SVQ Level 2 Social Services and Healthcare. Entry subject to interview. You will need a reference.
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.
Successful students can progress on to a range of degree programmes or employment in the Social Work, Care and Health sector.
Health and Social Care