Planit


Pathway to Social Care

Forth Valley College

Venues

Stirling Campus, Falkirk Campus

Content

Working in a Social Care setting can provide a rewarding career choice. This course develops specialist knowledge, understanding and skills required to provide high quality support for a wide range of adults and young people. It provides opportunities to gain the formal qualifications needed to progress to HNC Social Services.

Content:

Care Values; Human Development; Social Influences; Mental Health; Crime; Protection and Safeguarding; Communication; Numeracy; Information and Communication Technology.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 5 including English and Maths, or NC Child, Health and Social Care (Social Care Route), or other relevant national qualification at SCQF Level 5. 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

HNC Social Services

Start Date

August

Qualification

Other

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year

Department

Care

SCQF Level

5