Certificate in Child, Health and Social Care at SCQF Level 5

Course Content

This course will enable learners to study key subjects such as Values and Principles, Human Development and Behaviour and Social Influences. A range of childcare, social care and health care subjects will also be studied. Essential Skills such as Communication, IT and Numeracy will also be included. In Forfar and Montrose this course runs from 9.30am - 1.00pm, 5 mornings a week. The times remain the same throughout the year.

Entry Requirements

Three National 4s (in an academic area) or equivalent. Adult returners with no formal qualifications but have previous work/voluntary experience will also be considered. Selection will be based on the following: personal statement, qualifications and/or experience, one satisfactory reference and performance at a group information session.

Method of Assessment

Assessments include continuous project-based work, closed book end of unit assessments, presentations and open book investigations.

Future Prospects

Completion may lead onto the following courses: Access to Nursing; Access to Nursing and Social Services; Advanced Certificate in Health and Social Care; PDA Education Support Assistance; NC Early Education and Childcare.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Forfar Learning Centre

  • Start Date

    21 Sep 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    32 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Children & Young People

  • Tuition fees may be paid for full-time students in Scotland subject to meeting residency requirements, applications should be made to the appropriate funding body. International Students please refer to our International fees page

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