SCQF Level 4
Health Professions & Social Services

Course Overview

If you are interested in studying a course related to Health, Social Care or Working with Communities but don’t currently have the entry requirements for a higher level course, then this course is for you. You will have the opportunity to study a variety of subjects and gain qualifications to allow you to progress to the course and area of work you are interested in. 

What You Will Learn
  • Health and Wellbeing 
  • Core Skills 
  • Personal Development 
  • Coping Strategies and Resilience
  • Values and Principles in Care and Citizenship 
Placement Information
  • There are no opportunities for placement however you are encouraged to seek volunteering opportunities 
Entry Requirements
  • You should be comfortable working at SCQF Level 4 in reading, writing and numeracy 
English Proficiency Requirements
  • IELTS 5.5
How the course is assessed
  • You will be continually assessed through essays, presentations and practical activities 
Information on Test/Auditions/Interview Requirements

All applicants will be brought in for an information session and then offered a place after a brief one to one discussion. There is no interview.

Progression And Articulation Routes
  • Progression on to relevant courses in Health Wellbeing and Social Science 
Career Opportunities
  • Roles within Care
Number Of Days Per Week
  • 3 days per week
Course Cost And Funding Options
Course Delivery
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Courses may be subject to alteration or cancellation

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Edinburgh College welcomes students from all over the world and we are dedicated to ensuring your time at the College is both educational and enjoyable.​
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