Health and Social Care (Level 6)

Inverness College UHI


Inverness Campus


You will develop knowledge and understanding of human growth and development.

You will study through practical and classroom learning.

On successful completion of this course you will achieve SVQ 2 Social Services and Healthcare.

Units include:-
Understanding and supporting people in healthcare; Care principles and practice; Health, safety and protection; Communication; Moving and Handling; Understanding of Mental Health Issues; Coping strategies and building resistance.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English. Interview. Written Test.

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

This course builds the foundations to a career in either nursing, health or social care, eg nurse education or paramedic education.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level