Health Care and Social Services

NQ Health and Social Care: Level 6

Full-time

Available at 3 campuses

Overview


This popular course provides an opportunity for you to broaden your range of skills within the Care sector. It is a platform to support your care career aspirations, as well as give you the skillset, experience and knowledge to articulate on to higher level programmes within the Care professional area.

The course will be delivered over three days and if applicable will increase to four days in semester 2 to enable placement attendance.  

Applicants must be 17 by 31st October 2022 due to placement requirements for this course.

Course Information


Four National 5s at A and B grade or four Standard Grades at Credit, one of which must be English or equivalent

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 2 references.

Units you will study include:

  • Human Development and Behaviour
  • Social Influences
  • Values and Principles
  • Communication
  • Numeracy
  • Health Promotion
  • Mental health/mental illness
  • Stress and stress management

A practical placement may be undertaken as part of this programme.

Learners will commence classes at 9am and classes finish at 4:15pm. Learners will be in college three full days per week in semester one and three (days in semester two plus an additional full day in placement.

On successful completion, some students secure employment within the Care sector.  You can also progress to HNC Healthcare Practice or HNC Social Services as well as other Higher Education programmes within the college.

Classes Available

Motherwell

Full-time

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

Coatbridge

Full-time

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

Cumbernauld

Full-time

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