Thurso Campus, Alness Campus, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
The HNC Social Services is a nationally recognised qualification and a valued award for people who want to work in a variety of social service settings, supporting individuals with varying needs.
You will gain an understanding of the values and principles of social services and learn how to integrate those values with necessary skills and knowledge, including the importance of anti-discriminatory practice in line with the National Care Standards and Scottish Social Services Council Codes of Practice.
Successful completion of the award will enable you to gain access to employment within a social service setting.
2 Highers preferably including English, or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Healthcare, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You should also have experience in a social service setting or similar work, either in a voluntary capacity or as an informal carer. You may also be required to attend for interview.
You would require a satisfactory PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) check to show you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details.
BA Child and Youth Studies; BA Health Studies or onto social work training
Part time (day)
Health and Wellbeing