Health Care and Social Services

HNC Healthcare Practice

Full-time

Available at 2 campuses

Overview


Students will gain knowledge and skills development which can offer alternative routes into; Nursing, Midwifery (additional study may be required for this branch of nursing) and Allied Health Professional careers.  Successful completion of this course can support articulation to university and/or employment within the Care career community.

 

Applicants who will not be 17 by 31st August 2022 are unable to apply for this course due to placement requirements.

Course Information


  • Successful completion of the following courses: Health and Social Care Level 6 or SVQ Level 3 Social Services and Healthcare.
  • Or 2 Highers - one of which should be English at Level C or above
  • Or relevant experience
  • 2 references
  • Applications may be considered from individuals, who have successfully achieved the SCQF Level 6 Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services and Healthcare.

Please note:

  • Participation at an information session, skills assessment and interview forms part of the selection criteria.
  • Your place on the course will be subject to a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure Scotland check in the form of an enhanced PVG.  
  • You will require a Fit note issued by Occupational Health.
  • A financial payment will be made by each student as a contribution towards PVGs, uniforms, immunisations, health clearance checks, kits and textbooks.

On this course, you will learn:

  • Safe Working Practice for Care
  • Therapeutic Relationships; Understanding Behaviour
  • Sociology and Health in Scotland
  • Professional Standards for Care Practice
  • Understanding Personal and Professional Development
  • Clinical Skills for Care Practitioners
  • The Human Body in Health and Illness
  • Exploring Mental Health
  • Healthcare Practice: Graded Unit 1
  • Practice Placement

On completion of this course there is opportunity to apply for employment within various careers within the Care sector, such as Senior Healthcare Support Worker (SHCSW) (SCQF level 7) role within a clinical setting.

It will also appeal to those seeking to progress to a degree programme in Nursing, Midwifery (additional study may be required for this branch of nursing)or Allied Health Care.

Classes Available

Motherwell

Full-time

  • Days
  • 4 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 22 Aug 2022

Coatbridge

Full-time

  • Days
  • 4 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 22 Aug 2022

Cumbernauld

Full-time

  • Days
  • 4 days pw
  • Start Date
  • 22 Aug 2022