SCQF Level 5


Flexible start date




  • Care


  • Online

Why take this course?

Looking to enter the Care sector? Then this course is for you!

It is an ideal introduction into a Care career and all that it offers.

You should enjoy working with people, be compassionate, have a sense of fun and want to help others live their lives to the full.

You will be able to work through the learning materials at your own pace, supplementing your learning through videos and links to further information.

On completion there will be a discussion to talk about your career or future training aspirations.

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What you will experience

The course will cover the following:

What is Adult Social Care? The rewards of working in the sector and the opportunities for progression.
Use of Self
Introduction to value-based care, the importance of good communication and working as part of a team.
Best Practice
Duty of care, SSSC, Care Standards, safeguarding and boundaries, infection control, digital enabled care.
Reflective Practice
Defining reflective practice and its importance, model for reflection, and learning from effective reflection.
Next Steps
Exploring progress and career opportunities, Scottish qualification structure, employers’ views, service users’ views, employment, and further study opportunities.