• HNC Social Services (Social Care) - Places Available

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    Full-time, one year.

  • Start Date

    From 28 Aug 2017

  • Campus Availability

    Ayr

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Entry Requirements:

Two Highers at grade C or above. Preferably including English. Or an appropriate group of SQA units at level 6.

Applicants without these qualifications who have relevant experience may also be considered.

A place on the course is subject to an interview process and a satisfactory reference. Applicants will be required to become a member of the PVG scheme.

You will attend college 2 days a week plus 2 days placement. Please be aware that a placement is a mandatory component of this course. Placements are allocated to meet the requirements of the course.

What's Involved

The HNC in Social Services (SCQF level 7) will equip you to work effectively in a range of care settings with a variety of service users. You will gain an understanding of the values and principles of social care and will learn how to integrate those values with the necessary skills and knowledge.

This course is highly valued by both universities and employers.  Start here and go learn a range of skills within a range of care and allied professions

Attendance at college is 2 days a week plus 2 days placement. Please be aware that a placement is a mandatory component of this course. Placements are allocated to meet the academic requirements of the course. 

Course Content:

  • Care in Contemporary Society
  • Leadership Starts with Me
  • Health Wellbeing and Safeguarding
  • Lifespan Development Theoretical Approaches
  • Promote Health, Safety and Security in the Work setting
  • Develop your Practice through Reflection and Learning
  • Social Services: Graded Unit 1
  • Promote Effective Communication
  • Care Practice

Plus 4 additional credits 

Go Anywhere

If you successfully complete this course, you can progress on to a career in::

  • Social work
  • Social care worker
  • Support worker with various groups such as older adults, people with learning difficulties, adult care, community care, offenders, residential child care or the addiction field
  • Various careers in care both within the private and public sector.

Continuing Study
Successful students can also progress on to a range of degree programmes in the Social Work, Care and Health sector. Possible entry to other degree programmes according to entry criteria.

Start Date

28 Aug 2017

Campus

Ayr

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28 Aug 2017

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