Introducing Care and Mental Health

New College Lanarkshire


Coatbridge Campus


This course is an opportunity for individuals who have a genuine interest in Care and Mental Health to study at SCQF level 4.

The course will include a variety of units including Understanding Mental Health, Influences on Mental Health, Coping Strategies and Mental Health, Human Development, Social Influences, Families in a Modern Society, Care and Communication and Play/Art Therapy Benefits in Mental Health.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

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

The course is designed for progression to the Level 5 Health and Social Care qualification or for applicants to seek employment within the care sector following successful completion.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health Care and Social Services

SCQF Level