Healthcare Practice

Ayrshire College


Ayr Campus, Kilmarnock Campus, Kilwinning Campus


This course will equip you with the tools you need to pursue a rewarding career in nursing or allied health professions. It’s a widely recognised qualification which is highly valued by universities and employers.

You’ll attend college two days per week and spend two days per week on clinical placement, so not only will you gain in depth theoretical knowledge but you’ll develop practical, hand-on skills essential for your next steps.

Entry Requirements

2 relevant Highers plus preferably Maths at National 5, or Higher Health and Social Care (Level 6), or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You may have to attend 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

Relevant courses at degree level or employment within the healthcare sector.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Care

SCQF Level