HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE ACADEMY LEVEL 5
SCQF Level 5
Health Professions & Social Services

Course Overview
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THIS COURSE IS FOR SENIOR PHASE PUPILS WHO ARE STILL AT SCHOOL

The Health & Social Care Academy provides an agile pathway to a career in Health and Social Care and offers multiple offers for progression at Level 6 which is the starting point for pre-registration in the Heath & Social Care sector. The course supports the development of much sought after digital and data skills relevant to the sector and provides hands-on practical experience that employers are looking for. Pupils will develop transferrable skills which can be applied across a range of disciplines including, Dental, Pharmacy, Health Care and Social Care.

 

What You Will Learn
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  • Digital and Data Skills for Health & Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Human Body
  • Infection Prevention
  • Safe Beginners for Health and Social Care
Entry Requirements
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  • Four National 4's (including English) and a genuine interest in working in/ studying health and social care.
  • Pupils who want to progress onto health-related courses at SCQF Level 6 must have National 5 Biology.
How the course is assessed
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  • A combination of practical activities, project work and closed book assessment.
Progression And Articulation Routes
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  • Skills for Work Health and Social Care Higher
  • Modern Apprenticeships in Health and Social Care
  • Level 6 college courses in Health and Social Care
  • Sector employment
Career Opportunities
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  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Dental Nursing
  • Social Care
  • Working with Communities

 

Course Delivery
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FULL TIME PART TIME EVENING OPEN LEARNING BLOCK RELEASE
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation


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