Advanced Social Care (Level 6)

North East Scotland College


Aberdeen City Campus


The college are looking for thoughtful and considerate individuals who have a genuine interest in a career in Social care or Social Work. At this advanced level, we would be looking for students who are genuinely committed to furthering their career development in this area and who have the desire to care about supporting those who are vulnerable within our society.

Enthusiastic school leavers or those who would like a career change and who may have had experience of caring for others should apply. You should enjoy diverse group interaction and be mature enough to work on your own initiative.

This course will increase your understanding of a variety of care contexts and service users, effectively preparing you for further study or employment. You will also investigate care intervention, and the roles/responsibilities across associated professions.

Entry Requirements

1 Higher plus 3 subjects at National 5 at B including English.

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

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level