Anniesland Campus, Cardonald Campus
This course will provide you with not only the theoretical knowledge and understanding of care practice but will also teach you a range of practical caring skills which you will be expected to demonstrate with service users during a placement within the care sector. This placement introduces you to nursing and care professions with the practice placement lasting from November to March.
Successful completion of this course may enable you to progress to employment within the sector or to continue to further studies within this field.
Units include: Reablement and Self-Management - Practical Skills; Care: Human Development and Behaviour; Health Promotion; Care: Social Influences; Understanding Mental Health and Mental Illness; Care: Values and Principles; Numeracy; Practical Placement.
5 subjects at National 5 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry subject to 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.
HNC Healthcare Practice, HNC Occupational Therapy Support or HNC Social Services, or Higher Education nursing programmes and allied health professions (additional Higher required).
Employment as a Health Care Support Worker in Health or Social Care setting.