COURSE INFORMATION

Students will be in college one or two days per week and on placement or in employment in a care setting. When attending college students will work on NPA Social Services Award , but also study some of the current issues in care such as dementia, prevention of infection and first aid.

  • SSSC registrable qualification
  • Knowledge of theory and practice
  • Skills and a qualification to work in the care sector
  • One year - full time
  • SVQ Social Services,
  • Underpinning knowledge,
  • First aid,
  • Prevention of infection, 
  • Dementia studies
  • This course is open to anyone who wishes to change jobs and embark on a career in care setting. For those coming from school 4 National 5s at C or for progressing college students who have successfully completed the Intermediate Certificate in Health and Social Care or equivalent.
  • Advanced Certificate in Health and Social Care or HNC Social Services ( exceptional) SVQ 3 Social Services Health and Social Care
  • Care Worker
  • Support Worker
  • Nursing Assistant
  • Interview 
  • PVG