Social Services and Healthcare

South Lanarkshire College


Core units may include:
Promote effective communication; Promote health, safety and security in the work setting; Develop your practice through reflection and learning; Promote the safeguarding of individuals; Portfolio building; Employability skills; Placement; Guidance.

Optional units (selected by the College) may include:
Support individuals to access and use services and facilities; Support individuals to develop and maintain social networks and relationships; Contribute to the planning process with individuals; Administer medication to individuals.

Entry Requirements

SVQ Social Services and Health Care at SCQF Level 6. Significant experience in a care environment. Entry subject to interview, reference 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

PDA Administration of Medication, PDA Health and Social Care Supervision. Progression dependent on satisfactory PVG check.

Start Date





at SCQF Level 7

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level