• Care

    HNC Social Services (Year 1)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Thursday evening from 6pm - 9pm for 32 weeks.

Campus/Course Availability


Entry requirements

Applicants must currently be employed or working in an appropriate care setting.

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.

Please be aware that you must be employed within the care sector in a suitable post to meet the requirements of this course.

Course Content:

  • Care in Contemporary Society
  • Leadership Starts with Me
  • Health Wellbeing and Safeguarding
  • Lifespan Development Theoretical Approaches
  • Care Practice
  • Mental Health issues in a Care Setting



This course is eligible for Fee Waiver, depending on individual circumstances. For further information on funding go to Courses then Evening Classes. Apply for your funding now to ensure it is in place before your course starts.

Start Date

5 Sep 2017




Start Date

7 Sep 2017