Social Services

West College Scotland


Paisley Campus, Clydebank Campus, Greenock (Finnart Street) Campus


You'll learn about:
Care in Contemporary Society, Leadership, Health Wellbeing and Safeguarding, Lifespan Development and Life Stages, Care practice

This course also includes a mandatory work placement, where you'll learn about:
Promoting health, safety and security in the work setting; Developing your practice through reflection and learning; Promoting effective communication

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above including English; or NC Health Care or Social Care (Higher); or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview.

All applicants who meet the entry criteria will be asked to complete a piece of written work, and provide 2 satisfactory references.

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

Social Work degree programme

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level