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Child, Health and Social Care SCQF Level 5

Introducing you to the skills and knowledge required for working in the health or social care professions.

Overview

Why take this course?

This course is primarily aimed at those who want to learn more about the health and social care sectors, and will explore the complexities of delivering effective care to a variety of service users.

The subjects covered will teach you about the expectations and values in different care roles, and the range of professions and opportunities that might be available in your chosen field.

Overall the course is an excellent introduction to health and social care, and acts as excellent preparation for progression towards further study or employment.

What you will experience

You will explore fundamental areas of child, health and social care – covering a range of important topics from sociology and families in modern society to mental health, the human body and psychology. You will also build essential skills in communication, IT and numeracy.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Full-time
Subject area
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Entry requirements

Applicants should have four National 4, Intermediate 1 or Standard Grade General level (Grade 3 or above) qualifications, and two National 5 qualifications (including English) at Grade C or above.  Alternatively, applicants should have successfully completed a relevant course at SCQF Level 4.

Other qualifications and experience may be considered but the ability to work at SCQF Level 5 is essential.  A genuine aptitude for working with people and good communication skills are essential.

English language requirements

If English is not your first language, please view the specific English language requirements for this course.

What you need to know

Next steps

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Availability

This course is currently unavailable. Please contact the Student Advice Centre for more information.

If you take up a place on a College course, at the start of the course you will be asked to sign an enrolment form. In signing the form and/or taking up a place on a College course, you will enter into a contract with the College and be bound by the North East Scotland College Standard Terms and Conditions of Study. Copies of the Terms and Conditions are available for inspection on notice boards and at various locations throughout the College, at the College Reception, on the College website: www.nescol.ac.uk, or can be obtained on request from the Student Funding and Admissions Manager, North East Scotland College, Aberdeen City Campus, Gallowgate, Aberdeen AB25 1BN. Please note that courses are offered subject to (a) there being sufficient numbers of enrolments and (b) the availability of resources. The College reserves its right (i) not to run courses where the number of students is considered insufficient or where resources are unavailable and (ii) in certain circumstances, to refuse admission to an individual applicant.