Scottish Borders Campus
This course is for people who need to gain a sound academic grounding in care and childcare, or who need to build up confidence before going on to tackle a further education qualification. There is some formal assessment with the SQA on subjects covering values and principles, sociology and psychology. The course includes units in Communication, Numeracy and ICT. You will also spend part of your time in a work placement such as a playgroup or a residential unit.
A minimum of 3 subjects at National 4.
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.
Successful students can progress on to the Care or Child, Health and Social Care (National 5).
Care and Education