Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus
This course provides you with the underpinning knowledge to understand the standards and approaches used in support care practice. You will also be introduced to basic caring skills which you will then put into practice during a work placement in the care sector.
These elements will enable you to move on to further studies as well as giving you a qualification suitable for support jobs within the health sector.
Units may include: Prevention of Infection; First Aid; Care: Human Development and Behaviour; Safety in a Care Environment; Care: Social Influences; Care: Value and Principles; Physiology of the Cardiovascular System; Communication; Healthy Eating in Care Settings.
4 subjects at National 4 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant work experience. Entry subject to reference and 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.
Relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6 or potential employment in a health or social are related job at support worker level.