Access to Social Care (SWAP)

South Lanarkshire College


You’ll gain skills and knowledge for a career in the care sector such as nursing homes, residential homes, and resource centres for people with learning disabilities. You’ll learn about who needs care, provision available and the roles and responsibilities of the care worker. You’ll learn through groupwork, lectures, industry visits and guest speakers.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Entry is based on successful interview and skills test.

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

NC Health and Social Care, HNC Social Services

Start Date

August, January


Access to FE/HE

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Services and Care

SCQF Level