Social Services and Healthcare

South Lanarkshire College


This course includes a placement in a health or social care setting subject to a satisfactory PVG check.

Units include:
Communicate with and complete records for individuals; Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals; Ensure your own actions support the care, protection and well-being of individuals; Develop your knowledge and practice; Plus 2 suitable optional units.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. Some practical experience in a care environment and one satisfactory reference. Entry subject to interview and entry 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

SVQ Social Services and Health Care at SCQF Level 6

Start Date





at SCQF Level 5

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level