arc blue
First Aid

FOUNDATION APPRENTICESHIP IN SOCIAL SERVICES AND HEALTHCARE (SINGLE YEAR DELIVERY)

  • Start date:   August 2022
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 6
  • Course Type:   Schools Course

FOUNDATION APPRENTICESHIP IN SOCIAL SERVICES AND HEALTHCARE (SINGLE YEAR DELIVERY)

This course is for anyone thinking about a career in healthcare and social services. It gives you the chance to learn skills and gain practical experience valued by employers. You’ll close the gap between the classroom and the workplace, and find out more about the world of work.

Days: Tuesday and Thursday
Times: 
1:30pm-4:15pm
Duration: 
1 year

  • What the course includes

    The first year of the course covers:

    • Social services in Scotland
    • Safeguarding people
    • Communication in care relationships
    • Safe practice and wellbeing in social services
    • Human development and social influences

    You will complete a National Progression Award (NPA) at SCQF level 6 in social services and healthcare and gain experience of working with care service users.

     

FA Group

Why choose this course

You will get the chance to learn through practical activities, talks, visits and placements.

Entry requirements

  • Must be preparing to start 6th year
  • Four National 5s (including English)
  • Interest in learning about the sector
  • Capable of working at level 6 (Higher)
  • Excellent school attendance record
  • Where this course leads

    Education: Modern Apprenticeship (fast-track); SVQ 3 in social care/similar; progression to HNC in social care or healthcare (National 5 Biology required); and to degree-level study in health care/social services such as nursing.

    Employment: within healthcare or social services in areas such as occupational therapy, nursing or healthcare support.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you to an interview which involves:

  • Information session
  • Group discussion
  • One-to-one discussion
  • Written personal statement
arc purple
arc white

Take that next step in your career and apply for this course today. If the course is not yet open for applications, feel free to ask any questions by clicking make an enquiry.