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Higher Care (Course Code: C712 76)

SCQF Level 6 (24 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Care?

This course helps you to develop the knowledge and skills to understand people who use care services. You will learn why people need care, and how to support their health and wellbeing. The course helps you to develop important skills such as problem-solving, communication, planning and managing tasks, and applying knowledge and understanding to care issues and scenarios.

These skills are valuable in a wide range of career sectors, including health care, social care and childcare.

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college but you would normally be expected to have:

What will I study?

You will learn about the social, physical, emotional, cognitive and cultural needs of people who use care services. You will learn the skills involved in understanding and explaining influences on human development and behaviour. You will also find out how social influences can affect people and the relevance of this for care practice.

The course consists of three compulsory units and the course assessment unit.

Care: Values and Principles (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Care: Human Development and Behaviour (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Care: Social Influences (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Course Assessment (6 SCQF credit points)

The course will be assessed through a project (100 marks). You will:

Your work will be assessed by your teacher on an ongoing basis throughout the course. You must pass all three units and the course assessment to gain the course qualification.

The course assessment is graded A-D. Your grade will depend on the total mark for all the units in your course.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete this course successfully it may lead to:

Further study, training or employment in:

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