This course is aimed at applicants currently working in a care setting who wish to develop their skills and knowledge.
This course is suitable if you want to pursue a career in nursing and other health-related fields. It combines the required academic knowledge with the skills and competencies gained from a practical vocational experience. This qualification is also suitable if you want to work as a Health Care Support Worker.
Some of the units you will study over two years are:
Clinical Skills for Care Practitioners; Professional Standards for Care Practitioners; Safe Working Practice for Care; The Human Body in Health and Illness; Sociology and Health in Scotland; Graded unit.
2 Highers including English, or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Healthcare, or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6.
Applicants should also be currently employed in a care environment, where they can be supported to complete the practical aspects of the course.
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.
Part time (day release)
Health, Social Care and Early Education
£646.00 per year