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Social Services

University of the Highlands and Islands

Venues

Inverness College UHI, Moray College UHI, Lews Castle College UHI, North Highland College UHI, Orkney College UHI, Perth College UHI, Shetland College UHI, West Highland College UHI, Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)

Content

The HNC Social Services is a nationally recognised qualification and a valued award for people who want to work in a variety of social service settings, supporting individuals with varying needs.

You will gain an understanding of the values and principles of social services and learn how to integrate those values with necessary skills and knowledge, including the importance of anti-discriminatory practice in line with the National Care Standards and Scottish Social Services Council Codes of Practice.

Entry Requirements

2 Highers at C or above preferably including English; or relevant course at SCQF Level 6. You may also be required to attend for 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

Successful completion of the award will enable you to gain access to employment within a social service setting. You will be able to progress onto a variety of degree courses following successful interview.

Start Date

September

Qualification

HNC

Study Method

Full time

UCAS Code

114L

Course Length

1 year

Department

Health and Wellbeing

SCQF Level

7

Website

www.uhi.ac.uk