What is special about this course?
This course is designed to provide students with opportunities to develop knowledge, understanding and transferable skills in the fields of health and social care. A Community Project will allow students to appreciate the qualities, attitudes and skills required within a care setting, whilst preparing students for progression to higher education, employment and/or further training within health or social care. Students may also get the opportunity to complete a work placement whilst on the course.
Please note that students on this course are required to have a satisfactory (PVG) Protecting Vulnerable Adults check to enable participation in practice placement. If you know of something that may appear on a disclosure check that could affect your application, please contact: Heather.Henderson.Moray@uhi.ac.uk or telephone 01343 576269 before you apply to discuss.
Further information can be found at:
3 National 4s including English.
achievement of all units on an SCQF Level 4 course or equivalent.
Applications are encouraged from mature students who do not possess formal qualifications but have the skills to meet the academic demands of the cours
The course comprises of mandatory and optional SQA units.
• Information and Communication Technology
• Care: Human Development and Behaviour
• Care: Social Influences
• Care: Values and Principles
• First Aid
• HIV, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis C Infections
• Working with Individuals with Additional Support Needs
• Care of Children
• Healthy Eating in a Care Setting
• Uniformed Services: Working in Teams
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
How long will my course last?
Full time: 1 year
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Further study may include NC Early Education and Childcare or NC Health and Social Care (SCQF Level 6) upon successful attainment of all units on this programme and achievement of the external assessment at Grade C or above.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.