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Healthcare Practice

Dumfries and Galloway College

Venues

Dumfries Campus

Content

HNC Healthcare Practice is for those who want a career in the NHS and care services, particularly nursing. It will help you develop knowledge and skills as a Health Care Support Worker in acute, clinical and community settings.
If you want to go further and study Adult Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, or Learning Disability Nursing, this qualification may enable you to apply to university.

Units include:
Clinical skills, professional standards, therapeutic relationships, mental health, human body, sociology and health in Scotland.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at B or above including English and preferably Maths at National 5; or Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services and Healthcare (will count as 1 Higher), or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You will attend for 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

1st year of a Nursing degree in a number of universities

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Health and Social Services

SCQF Level

7

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

Related courses by level

No courses listed.

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Dentistry

Dietetics

Medical Technology

Medicine and Surgery

Nursing and Auxiliary Work

Occupational Therapy

Ophthalmics and Orthoptics

Pharmacy

Physiotherapy

Podiatry

Radiography

Speech Therapy

Therapists