Social Services Professions (Level 6)

Edinburgh College


Midlothian Campus, Sighthill Campus


If you want to get into a career that is challenging, has opportunities for development and makes a real difference to people’s lives then social services could be perfect for you.

This course combines the practical skills and theoretical knowledge required with a work placement, allowing you to take learning from the classroom into the professional world. This course is designed to meet the most current needs of the social services industry allowing graduates to work with a high degree of ability and confidence in the incredibly rewarding environments of social services.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Interview.

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

HNC Social Services or employment as a support worker.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time


Health Professions and Social Services

SCQF Level