Social Services

South Lanarkshire College


You’ll learn practical skills and theory for a career in social care. You’ll do a social care placement and take three SVQ social services and healthcare units. You’ll learn through groupwork, lectures, industry visits and guest speakers.

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