Health and Social Care (Level 6)

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus, Coatbridge Campus


This popular course provides an opportunity for you to broaden your range of skills within the Health and Social Care sector. There is a practice placement within the course where you will develop practical skills in the care industry.

Units you will study on this course include:

Human development and behaviour; Social influences; Values and principles; Communication; Numeracy; Health promotion; Mental health/mental illness; Stress and stress management.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 at A or B including English, or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Healthcare, or Health and Social Care Certificate.

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 HNC course

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Healthcare and Social Services

SCQF Level