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  • Start date:   August 2020
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 5


Please note, this course is now full. You can still apply for this course, but your application will be placed on a waiting list.

This course is for those who want to learn about careers in the care sector. It introduces students to values and principles, human development, behaviour and social influences.

Read about Rachel Callendar's West Lothian College experience here

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    What the course includes

    The course includes:

    • Social science
    • Science subjects such as psychology, social anthropology, the human body and living cells
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Why choose this course

It will give you a taste of various subjects and enable you to progress to a level 6 course within health, social care, science and social science. You also have the chance to gain a volunteering skills award.

Entry requirements

  • Four National 4 or Intermediate 1 qualifications, one of which should be English
  • Interest in science
  • Where it leads

    Education: level 6 course within our health, social care, science and social science centre.

    Employment: Past students have found employment with NHS Lothian and Glasgow, West Lothian Council and Enable Scotland


Interview arrangements

If we invite you for an interview it will involve:

  • Information session
  • Individual discussion
  • Group discussion

Fees, Finance & Funding

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. Click here to find out more

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