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Health and Social Care (Higher)

West College Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus, Clydebank Campus, Greenock (Waterfront) Campus

Content

This course is for learners who have an interest in Social Care. It includes investigating the types of social care establishments that are available and the roles of care workers in these settings. It offers you a broad perspective across key areas to prepare you for your next progression route or employment.

You'll learn about:
Human Development and Behaviour; Social Influences; Values and Principles; Person-Centred Care; Caring for People with Dementia; First Aid; Health and Safety in a Care Setting;
Mental Health and Wellbeing.

This course also include an SQA External Assessment component.

You will undertake a work placement as part of this course.

Entry Requirements

5 subjects at National 5 including English; or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services (Children and Young People) or Social Services and Healthcare. Entry subject to interview.

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

Relevant HNC

Start Date

August

Qualification

NC

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Health and Social Care

SCQF Level

6

Career Area

Health and Medicine

Career Sectors

Alternative Medicine

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