• Full-Time
  • 12 weeks or more
  • Health and Social Care
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

This four week course is a taster of what you can study on health and social care courses.  This course can enable you to progress onto our NC Health and Social Care and even HNC Health Care Practice and HNC Social Services if you have additional qualifications. 

SCQF Level 6

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course is aimed at those who already have an offer for NC or HNC health and social care courses, or for those looking to try health and social care as a career option. 

What will I study?

Health Sector units:

  • an introduction
  • roles and responsibilities
  • health awareness
  • working safely
  • life science industry
  • equality and diversity

You'll also study skills for work

Next step course options

  • NC Health and Social Care
  • HNC Health Care Practice - additional qualifications needed
  • HNC Social Services- additional qualifications needed

How will I be assessed?

Presentations, practical demonstrations and portfolio work

Why should I choose this course?

To begin your journey in health and social care

Where can this course lead?

This taster course can lead to further study and in turn, employment in the health and social care sector as a clinical support worker

What are the entry requirements?

No formal entry requirements.  A desire to work in health and social care

What are the interview arrangements?

No Interview required for this course

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for short full time:

There may be help available to assist with your study related costs. Impartial, confidential help and advice on financial matters is available from the Student Funding Team - including Bursaries, Educational Maintenance Allowance (EMA), Student Awards Agency for Scotland, Student Loans Company and student support funds.

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Other information:

For more information on this course and to speak to a member of our team email admissions@slc.ac.uk

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