• August
  • 1 year
  • Health and Social Care
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

This course is delivered day release from school over 1 year. Placement in a Health and Social Care setting. Applications must be endorsed by the pupil support contact.

SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Part-Time Day

Start date

Who is the course for?


What will I study?

Social Services in Scotland

Communication in Care Relationships

Human Development and Social Influences

Safeguarding People

Safe Practice and Wellbeing in Social Services

Support effective communication

Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals

Develop your own knowledge and practice

Support the safeguarding of individuals


Next step course options

Completion of this award is equivalent to a Higher and accepted by most Universities.

  • NC Health and Social Care 
  • HNC Health Care Practice (1 other additional Higher required)
  • HNC Social Services  (1 other additional Higher required)

How will I be assessed?

Open and closed book assessments, Presentations,  and direct observations in placement

Why should I choose this course?

Once award is achieved, candidates can apply for HNC or a Modern Apprenticeship in a health and social care setting

Where can this course lead?

Modern Apprenticeship in a local authority  Health and Social care setting

What are the entry requirements?

Working at Higher Level.  3 NAT 5 qualifications including English. 

What are the interview arrangements?

Pupil support will supply reference

Other information:

This course will be delivered in South Lanarkshire College

Part time course: PART TIME

Choose your study options

Study mode Part-Time Day Start date 20/08/2024 Duration 1 year
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