Access to Health and Social Care (SWAP)

South Lanarkshire College


You'll learn about the health and social care professions and the career paths at SCQF level 6. The course includes social influences, supporting children and young people with additional support needs, the human body, mental health and mental illness, communications, ICT and numeracy, and the social services in Scotland.

Entry Requirements

You must be out of education for at least 5 years with no current entry requirements. Entry is based on interview and a satisfactory reference.

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

Further study

Start Date



Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health, Social Care and Nursing

SCQF Level