Social Services

South Lanarkshire College


This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge for working in care and the social services. You'll be taught by experienced staff, including social workers and social science practitioners, and have the chance of work experience with organisations such as South Lanarkshire Council, Blue Triangle, Salvation Army and third sector charities. This gives you the chance to develop your skills in the care field and to relate theory to practice.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English; or 1 Higher plus Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Healthcare; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Subject to successful interview. You should be 18 at commencement of 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.

Progression Routes

HND Additional Support Needs or relevant degree programme.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Social Services and Care

SCQF Level