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Healthcare (Higher)

West College Scotland

Venues

Paisley Campus, Clydebank Campus, Greenock (Waterfront) Campus

Content

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

Subjects studied include: Values and Principles of Care; Human Development and Behaviour; Communications; First Aid; The Human Body; Social Influences; Numeracy; Mental Health and Wellbeing.

You may have the opportunity for a volunteering or 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. 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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