Health and Social Care: an Introduction (NPA) (Level 6)

Argyll College UHI


Dunoon Centre


This qualification is an exciting opportunity to gain invaluable practical work experience and theoretical knowledge, which will advantage the student when applying for employment. It will provide the student with knowledge that will support further training in SVQ Social Services and Healthcare.

The course consists of a mix of SQA accredited health and social care units and several short courses such as manual handling and food hygiene.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Students must be 17 at the start of the course.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Full time

Course Length

18 weeks


Health and Social

SCQF Level