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Health Professions & Social Services

Health and Social Care Academy Level 5

Campus Milton Road Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 5

Study mode Part time

Duration 41 weeks

Start date Aug 2024

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Campus Milton Road Campus Study mode Part time Start date 20/08/24 Duration 41 Weeks
Campus Sighthill Campus Study mode Part time Start date 20/08/24 Duration 41 Weeks

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Course overview

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. It 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 industry and provides the hands-on practical experience that employers are looking for. Pupils will develop transferrable skills that can be applied across various disciplines, including Dental, Pharmacy, Health Care, and Social Care.

 

What you will learn

  • Digital and Data Skills for Health & Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Human Body
  • Infection Prevention
  • Safe Beginners for Health and Social Care

How the course is assessed

  • A combination of practical activities, project work and closed book assessment.

Entry requirements

  • Students should be enrolled on 4 National 4's (including English) and have 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.

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • 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 options

  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy Services
  • Dental Nursing
  • Social Care
  • Working with Communities

 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Milton Road Campus Part time 20/08/24 41 Weeks
Sighthill Campus Part time 20/08/24 41 Weeks

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