Individual Pathways in Health and Social Care

Course Content

The aim of this Unit is to develop and enhance the learner’s knowledge of different pathways in health and social care. The learner will gain an understanding of the structure and funding of Health and Social Care Services in Scotland and the roles and responsibilities of individuals working in these sectors; changes taking place in Health and Social Care provision in Scotland will also be investigated. The learner will investigate legislation which impacts on care services. Finally, the Unit will explore service user rights and responsibilities and the standards they can expect from care services and the complaints procedures available to them.

Entry Requirements

Candidates will be assessed individually for their suitability. Although not a requirement, working in a care environment would be advantageous.

Method of Assessment

Case Study Essay.

Future Prospects

HNC Healthcare Practice or Access to Nursing.


Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    07 Feb 2023

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Health & Social Care

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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