Health and Social Care: Skills for Practice
January start full time
From 15 Jan 2018
If you’re interested in a career in health or social care, then this course can help you on your way. It offers you a broad perspective across key areas to prepare you for your next progression route or employment.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
If you don’t have formal qualifications, but have life experience, then we’ll also consider you for a place, so please call us for a chat.
This course will equip you with the range of knowledge, skills and values you’ll need for working in care practice.
Each week you’ll spend 2 and half days in college and have the opportunity to engage in voluntary opportunities in a care setting. These opportunities cover a whole range of care services across Ayrshire from the local authority, private and voluntary sectors.
This course will introduce you to techniques that are important in the Health and Social Care sector. Areas covered include a person centred approach to care, safe practice in care and practical caring skills.
Here’s just some of what you’ll be doing:
Throughout the course, you’ll hear from a range of guest speakers, including people from the health board and local care services.
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of: