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

Course Content

This course will enable you to study key subjects across child, health and social care areas such as: Human Development and Behaviour, Play and Healthy Eating in Care Setting. Essential Skills such as Communication, IT and Numeracy will also be included. In Forfar 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 completion of a short values task. 

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

    13 Sep 2021

  • 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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