Introduction to Caring Services

Edinburgh College


Milton Road Campus


Would you like to work in Care, Childhood Practice or Health Professions? Would you like to learn more about suitable jobs in caring services? Do you want to be part of a fun and interactive course? Then this course is for you!

Introduction to Caring Services is a nurturing course, that allows students to learn more about the different jobs in the caring sector. This is an SCQF Level 3 course, and successful applicants will be automatically granted a place on either a Childhood Practice Level 4 or Health and Social Care Level 4 course.

What you will learn:

Health and wellbeing; Digital communication skills; Outdoor learning; Counselling skills; Employability skills; Problem solving; Working with others.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Interview.

Progression Routes

Relevant course at SCQF Level 4 at the college.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

19 weeks


Access and Continuing Education

SCQF Level