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Health Professions & Social Services

Preparation for Careers in Health and Social Care

Campus Sighthill Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 4

Study mode Full time

Duration 20 weeks

Start date Aug 2022

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Course overview

If you are interested in studying a course related to Health and Social Care but don’t currently have the entry requirements for a higher-level course, this is for you. You will have the opportunity to study various subjects and gain qualifications to allow you to progress to the course and area of work you are interested in. You will also learn essential study skills that will prepare you for the next stage of your learning journey. 

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 

How the course is assessed

  • You will be continually assessed through essays, presentations and practical activities 

Number of days per week

  • 2 full days per week, one online and one at the Sighthill campus plus a study day. 

Entry requirements

  • You should be comfortable working at SCQF Level 4 in reading, writing and numeracy 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • All applicants will be offered a place if meeting the appropriate entry requirements.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • Progression on to relevant courses in Social Care and Health.

Career options

  • Roles within the Care and Health sectors.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Sighthill Campus Full time 29/08/22 20 Weeks

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