Qualification

SCQF Level 5

Duration

1 Year (typically 3 days a week in college)

Interests

  • Care

Campus

  • Aberdeen City Campus

Why take this course?

We are looking for thoughtful and considerate individuals who care about supporting others who may be vulnerable and in need of Social Care interventions.  If you are a school leaver, looking to get back into employment after a break or would like a career change into the discipline of Social Care, this is a great starting point for you.

You should enjoy diverse group interaction and be mature enough to work on your own initiative.  We look for individuals who are enthusiastic with a positive attitude to learning and can show commitment to this yearlong course.

What you will experience

  • The course introduces a variety of care professions across statutory, voluntary and private settings
  • The principles, and legislations that underpin Social Care, Psychology and Sociology
  • Mental health issues and essential skills in communication
  • Employability skills