Child, Health and Social Care

UHI North Highland


Thurso Campus, Alness Campus


The NC in Child, Health and Social Care at SCQF level 5 is designed to give candidates the underpinning knowledge required to work in a variety of care settings. Candidates will be able to apply that knowledge to care scenarios through case studies. The NC provides the basic knowledge and skills that can then be built on for working within the Care sector

Entry Requirements

5 subjects at National 4 including an English based subject. Applicants should be at least 16 years of age. Entry subject to interview.

Mature students are welcome to apply and will be considered on an individual basis.

Progression Routes

Relevant Care course

Start Date

September, January



Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level