Healthcare (Level 5)

Glasgow Clyde College


Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus


This healthcare course provides you with the skills and qualifications to enable you to move on to further training and education or to look for jobs in health care.

Units may include: Prevention of Infection; First Aid; Care: Human Development and Behaviour; Safety in a Care Environment; Care: Social Influences; Care: Value and Principles; Physiology of the Cardiovascular System; Communication; Healthy Eating in Care Settings.

Please note, some of these units will only be offered at specific campuses. To make sure you enrol on the right course, please contact the college for more information.

Entry Requirements

4 subjects at National 4 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 4. Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant work experience. Entry subject to reference and 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 NC course or potential employment in a health or social are related job at support worker level.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Health Care

SCQF Level