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Health Care Practice

Fife College

Venues

Glenrothes (Stenton) Campus, Dunfermline (Halbeath) Campus

Content

This course provides the underpinning knowledge for healthcare support workers and can provide an entry route to degrees in nursing, midwifery, and allied health professions.

The course includes mandatory assessed placements within a healthcare setting, which may be within hospital wards and care homes, and will require you to work various shift patterns (not night shift).

Subjects Include:
Therapeutic Relationships; Clinical Skills; The Human Body; Sociology for Health in Scotland; Graded Unit 1; Safe Working Practice for care; Mental Health; Professional Standards for Care Practice; Understanding Personal and Professional Development.

Entry Requirements

Two Highers plus National 5 Maths preferred; or Advanced Certificate: Health and Social Care (Access to Nursing and Care HNCs) plus external Care Higher; or Access to Nursing SWAP or other relevant qualifications or SCQF Level 6. Health check and 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

HND: Additional Support Needs: Managing and Supporting the Services or relevant degree programme.

Start Date

August

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Health and Social Care

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.fife.ac.uk

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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