Access to Integrated Health and Social Care (SWAP)

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Cumbernauld Campus


This course is suited for adult returners to education or career changers who wish to pursue a career in Health Care. Students successfully completing this programme can articulate on to a number of degree programmes, including; Mental Health Nursing, Additional Support Needs and Social Care or HNC Health Care Practice/HNC Social Services or employment within the Health Care sector, joining the Health & Social Care career community.

Subjects covered include:

Social Influences; Supporting Children and Young People with ASN; The Human Body; Mental Health and Mental Illness; Core skills: Communications Higher, ICT and Numeracy; Social Services in Scotland.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

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 HNC

Start Date




Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health Care and Social Services

SCQF Level