Health and Social Care (Level 6)

Glasgow Kelvin College


Springburn Campus, East End Campus


A National Certificated course which provides a broad-based study of theoretical and practical topics related to health and social care. Providing you with the skills and knowledge for a future career working in the care sector or progression onto a higher-level course.

As part of the NC you will look at who needs care, where that is provided and your responsibilities as a care worker in many different care settings.

Values and Principles; Human Development and Behaviour; Social Influences; Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness; Caring for People with Dementia; Health, Safety and Protection Issues; The Human Body; First Aid; HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Infections; Understanding the Needs of the Older Person; Working in Health and Social Care Settings; Communication and Numeracy; Working with Others.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including English; or NQ Health and Social Care (Level 5). Entry based on experience, written exercise and 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 Healthcare Practice

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level