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  • Start date:   August 2019
  • Level of Qualification:   Schools - SCQF Level 5
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    SCQF Level:   05


This course is for S4 students interested in the health and social care sector, including patient care, radiography and occupational therapy. You’ll learn about different areas and fields within the health and social care sector.

Tuesday and Thursday 1:30pm-4:30pm
Duration: 1 year
SCQF Level: 5

  • What the course includes

    The course covers skills and knowledge in health and social care and includes:

    • Care values and principles
    • Human development and behaviour
    • Social influences

    The course includes an SQA investigative project and exam on the three units above.

Why choose this course

The course will give you what you need to apply for any health-related higher education studies at college, and help you in progressing to university.

Entry requirements

  • Four National 4 qualifications desirable, one must be English
  • Studying four National 5 courses during the year of study at college
  • Where this course leads

    Options for employment and further study at college, including Foundation Apprenticeship in social services and healthcare for S5/6 students, or full-time courses in health and social care for school leavers.

Interview arrangements

We will invite you to an interview which involves:

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