HNC (SCQF Level 7)


1 year


Aug 2024


  • Care


  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

We are looking for highly motivated, well-organised, disciplined and caring individuals whose goal it is to work in community, private or public services that support the most vulnerable members of our society to lead a fulfilled and independent life.

Those interested in this course should be ready for a blended learning approach that includes independent study, group work, research activities and presentation skills.

This course enables students to integrate knowledge, theory and practice to gain employment in a social care role, or to progress to further study at university degree level in order to embark on a career in social work.

What you will experience

  • Safeguarding and wellbeing of individuals
  • Social policy
  • Leadership
  • Care practice and personalisation of practice
  • Psychology and sociology
  • The graded unit provides an opportunity to plan, develop, implement and evaluate a plan for the care of an individual supported by the learner over time in their placement setting
  • A 360-hour placement