Course Details

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Intermediate Certificate: Nursing and Care Work

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 on to other courses.

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 or equivalent (see our Qualifications Explained page for details)
  • Relevant experience will be considered on an individual basis for those without formal qualifications

In addition, internal applicants will also require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).

Funding Information

For information on how to apply for funding for your course fees to be paid, funding options and other financial support available, please visit the Financing Your Studies page in our Student Information section.

Further Study

  • Advanced Certificate: Health and Social Care (Access to Nursing and all Care HNCs)

Career Opportunities

  • Care assistant
  • Healthcare assistant

Application Process

  • You may be required to attend an interview
  • Personal statement
  • Reference/Transition Form

Find Your Ideal Career

Want to know more about job opportunities, salaries, and employment rates in this industry? Check out our Career Coach page.

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 05 Feb 2018 15 Jun 2018 Halbeath Campus Dunfermline apply online
Short full-time 1st Year 05 Feb 2018 15 Jun 2018 Stenton Campus Glenrothes course full

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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