Prepare to Work in Health and Social Care

Dumfries and Galloway College


Dumfries Campus


This programme is designed to lead directly from College to employment or to gain sufficient qualifications which will lead to a level 6 programme in this area the following year. It aims to prepare you for a career in Health and Social Care in by providing some practical work in our Care Hub and some theory work.

Course content:

Practical skills in our Care Hub; Skills for Work Health Sector at National 5; Prevention of Infection; Healthy Eating; First Aid.

Entry Requirements

5 subjects at National 4 including English and Maths.

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 course at SCQF Level 6

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health and Social Studies

SCQF Level