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Care (Child, Health and Social Care) (Fast Track)

North East Scotland College

Venues

Aberdeen City Campus

Content

This course will provide a good foundation in a range of child, social and health care, and to develop study skills. It will give successful students the opportunity to progress to Level 6 studies.

Applicants should enjoy group interaction and be mature enough to work on their own initiative. We look for individuals who are enthusiastic with a positive attitude to learning and can show commitment to this full-time programme.

The course introduces a variety of care professions across statutory, voluntary and private settings; The values, principles and legislation that underpin health and social care; Child development; Introduction to mental health issues; Improving health, wellbeing, nutrition and lifestyle; Communication, numeracy and IT, contextualised to the care professions; Preparation for higher level study; Introductory biology.



Entry Requirements

2 subjects at National 5 preferably including English plus 4 subjects at National 4; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.

Other qualifications and experience may be considered but the ability to work at SCQF Level 5 is essential. A genuine aptitude for working with people and good communication skills are essential.

Progression Routes

Relevant course at SCQF Level 6

Start Date

February

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

22 weeks

Department

Care

SCQF Level

5

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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