• Health and Social Care

    HNC Social Services (Year 1)

  • SCQF Level

    Level 7

  • Attendance/Duration

    This course runs on a Tuesday evening from 6pm - 9pm for 34 weeks. These times include a period for shut down procedures at the end of the night.

  • Start Date

    Sep 2022

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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 Individual Training Account (ITA), Fee Waiver and Part Time Funding Grant, depending on individual circumstances. For further information on funding go to our Funding and Fees tab to the right.

Any course over £150 is eligible to pay by instalments. Please contact our Finance department for further information on 01563 537871.

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Start Date

Sep 2022

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