Fast Track (SCQF Level 5)


  • Care

Why take this course?

This course will provide a good foundation in a range of child, social and health care, and to develop study skills. It will give successful students the opportunity to progress to Level 6 studies in August 2020.

Applicants should enjoy group interaction and be mature enough to work on their own initiative. We look for individuals who are enthusiastic with a positive attitude to learning and can show commitment to this full-time programme.

What you will experience

  • The course introduces a variety of care professions across statutory, voluntary and private settings.
  • The values, principles and legislation that underpin health and social care.
  • Child development
  • Introduction to mental health issues.
  • Improving health, wellbeing, nutrition and lifestyle.
  • Communication, numeracy and IT, contextualised to the care professions.
  • Preparation for higher level study.
  • Introductory biology.