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Introduction to Nursing and Care Work SCQF Level 5

SCQF Level 5

This is a short full-time course for those who want to progress to further study in Care work and may be of interest to those returning to education or changing career as well as school Winter Leavers. This course will offer core skills, personal development and generic Care modules that will provide a strong foundation for progressing onto other courses in one of our main campuses in September.

What You Study

Course content may include:

  • Accident and Emergency Procedures
  • Communication
  • Values and Principles in Care
  • Information Technology
  • Numeracy
  • Sociology and Psychology in Care

Duration and Attendance

Full-time Short Course (January – June).

Entry Requirements

One of the following:

  • Four National 3s
  • Four Intermediate 1s
  • Four Standard Grades at Foundation Level

Relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis for those without formal qualifications.

Further Study

  • NC Health and Social Care (Access to Social Care) - Nat 5 Level
  • NC Health and Social Care (Access to Nursing) - Nat 5 Level

Career Opportunities

  • Care Assistant
  • Health Care Assistant

Application Process

  • Applicants may be required to attend interview
  • Personal Statement
  • Reference/Transition Form

This course is currently offered on the date(s) and venue(s) listed below.

Method of Study Year of course Starts* Ends* Based at Apply
Short full-time 1st Year 06 Feb 2017 23 Jun 2017 Halbeath Campus Dunfermline apply online

While we make every attempt to ensure the accuracy of course information, this is subject to change, as part of our continuous improvement process.

*Start and End dates refer to the week commencing date and the actual date could be any date within that week.

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