Child, Health and Social Care

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


This course is perfect for students who wish to consider their options prior to specialising in child, health or social care.

Working in an early education and childcare setting or working in health and social care are both specialised fields. If you wish to pursue a career in either sector then this introductory course will give you a thorough foundation in subjects relevant to each area and offer you the ideal platform from which you can progress.

This course has been designed to provide an overview of each industry; early education and childcare and social care. The course covers a wide subject range and is relevant to current industry requirements.

Entry Requirements

5 subjects at National 4 including English and Maths, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Interview. Written task.

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

Relevant courses at SCQF Level 6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Early Education and Childcare

SCQF Level