Care and Administrative Practice

Forth Valley College


Stirling Campus, Falkirk Campus


This course develops a range of skills and qualities essential for a career in health care. Students will attend college and a work placement in a care setting. The HNC Care and Administrative Practice prepares students for progression to university or progression directly to employment within the health sector.

Course includes: Safe Working Practices for Care; Essential Skills for Care Practice; Therapeutic Relationships; Sociology for Care; Individual Pathways for Health and Social Care; Physiology for Care Professionals.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers including English plus National 5 Maths, or Foundation Apprenticeship Social Services and Healthcare plus Higher English or another English based subject, or Pathway to Healthcare, or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. Interview. Occupational health check.

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

Degree level study

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year



SCQF Level