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NC LEVEL 6 HEALTH CARE: CLINICAL SUPPORT WORKER

  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   SCQF Level 6
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    SCQF Level:   06

NC LEVEL 6 HEALTH CARE: CLINICAL SUPPORT WORKER

This course is a good option for those who are interested developing the knowledge, key skills and values needed to work in health and social care.

This course includes the National Progression Award (NPA) health and social care: skills for practice which is designed for health and social care support workers. If you are interested in working as a support worker, this course will teach you about effective practice.

  • What the course covers

    The course includes the following units from the NPA:

    • Practical caring skills
    • Safe practice in care
    • Person-centred approach to care

    It also includes various core skills plus:

    • First aid
    • Human body
    • Social services in Scotland

    The course involves essays, reports, presentations and projects based on course content, and an assessed work placement.

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Why choose this course

You will learn about best practice in health and social care settings and get the chance to progress to further study or work.

Entry requirements

  • NQ units in English or communications at SCQF level 5
  • NQ units in a social subject or science subject at SCQF level 5
  • Work experience in health and social care is desirable
  • Must be eligible for PVG scheme membership
  • Where it leads

    Education: HNC care administrative practice or HNC social services.

    Employment: clinical support worker or similar role in health and social care settings.

Interview arrangements

If we will invite you for interview, please expect to be in college for around 3 hours. The interview involves:

  • 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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