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Social Services

Borders College

Venues

Scottish Borders Campus

Content

The HNC in Social Services is a nationally recognised qualification for staff working within the social care sector. The course aims to provide students with underpinning knowledge, values and skills relevant to work in a range of social care settings, and to prepare them for a degree in Social Work. Students study a range of subjects, including Care in a Contemporary Society, Care Practice, Leadership Starts with Me, and Health, Wellbeing and Safeguarding. Also included in this award are 3 SVQ Care at SCQF Level 7 mandatory units.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers preferably including English; or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Health Care or Social Services (Children and Young People). 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 HND

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks

Department

Child, Health and Social Care

SCQF Level

7