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.
Areas of study include:
Mental health; Dementia care; Substance misuse; Data skills; Human development; Professional development; Communication skills; Work experience.
4 subjects at National 5 including English, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5.
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.
HNC Social Services or employment as a support worker.
Health Professions and Social Services