Qualification

SCQF Level 6

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 have a genuine interest in a career in Social care or Social Work. At this advanced level, we would be looking for students who are genuinely committed to furthering their career development in this area and who have the desire to care about supporting those who are vulnerable within our society.

Enthusiastic school leavers or those who would like a career change and who may have had experience of caring for others should apply. You should enjoy diverse group interaction and be mature enough to work on your own initiative.

This course will increase your understanding of a variety of care contexts and service users, effectively preparing you for further study or employment. You will also investigate care intervention, and the roles/responsibilities across associated professions.

What you will experience

You will cover a broad range of topics whilst studying this course:

  • Legislation and governing bodies
  • Psychology and Sociology
  • Employability Skills
  • Mental Health and Reablement all linking into Social Care
  • ‘Higher’ Care qualification