Care Passport (National 4)

Borders College


Scottish Borders Campus


This course is for people who need to gain a sound academic grounding in care, 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, Social Influences, Human Development and Behaviour. The course also includes core skills units in Communication, Numeracy, Data Science and Data Citizenship. You may get the opportunity to do a volunteering placement.

Entry Requirements

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.

Progression Routes

Successful students can progress on to the Health and Social Care (National 5).

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

36 weeks


Care and Education

SCQF Level