Start Here for Care and Social Care

Fife College


Kirkcaldy (St Brycedale) Campus, Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus, Levenmouth Campus


This January Start course is an ideal starting point if you are considering applying for an intermediate or advanced level course in September, especially in the area of health and social care or social sciences. This course is also a good starting point if you are interested in joining a SWAP course which can give you fast access to an HNC or University.

You will study:
A range of subjects to develop your learning skills and give you some idea of what skills are required in health and social care.

Personal development activities to allow you to decide what your future study and career should be
Subjects to develop core skills – the skills that employers say are useful in all jobs.

Care Values and Principles – to let you investigate the health and social care provision that is available to people requiring care.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements, entry by successful interview.

Progression Routes

Health and Social Care level 5, Social Sciences Level 5 or Pathways to HNC Level 5.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

6 months


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level