HNC Additional Support Needs
Full time, one year
Two Highers at grade C or above, preferably including English, or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 6 or equivalent:
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.
This course can lead to a career within the care section and gives the opportunity to progress to further study. The HNC Additional Support Needs programme, which is a full time course, offers an integrated framework that includes studying at college with the experience in an additional support need setting.
Practical placement with children or adults who have additional support needs.
The HNC may provide employment opportunities for those working or wishing to work as an ASN support worker or assistant:
HNC Additional Support needs provides a comprehensive awareness which will prepare Students for employment. You will be provided with underpinning knowledge and practical skills which support safe and effective cares which may lead onto a route to employment as an Additional Needs Support Worker or Practitioner.
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