Health, Social and Child Studies (Level 5)

UHI Outer Hebrides


Outer Hebrides Campus


This course is designed for people who are interested in care work with adults and children and provides students with the skills and knowledge relevant to work in care environments. This course is designed to give an introduction to training for a career in the Health and Social Care sector.

It is aimed at school leavers or adult returners who have limited work experience in this area and few formal qualifications. Students will be encouraged to consider a wide range of career options after this course, both in Care and in other areas. Although the emphasis of the course is on providing Care training, students will be given the opportunity to consider all the career options available to them on completion of this course.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 4.

For some optional modules 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.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level