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 Care sector. It is a platform to support your care career aspirations, as well as give you the skillset, experience and knowledge to articulate on to higher level programmes within the Care professional area.

The course will be delivered over three days and if applicable will increase to four days in semester 2 to enable placement attendance.

Applicants must be 17 by 31st October 2022 due to placement requirements for this course.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 at A or B including English; or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Healthcare. Participation at an information session, skills assessment and interview forms part of the selection criteria. You will also require a reference.

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.

You will be required to be immunised in line with Occupational Health's recommendation.

Progression Routes

HNC Care and Administrative Practice or HNC Social Services as well as other HE programmes.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health Care and Social Services

SCQF Level