HNC Social Services

Course Content

This course provides the skills, knowledge and experience to develop a career within the Social Care sector. There is a mandatory work placement element with the requirement to complete SVQ level 3 units. 

Entry Requirements

Two Highers at grade C or above and experience of working in a care setting (paid or voluntary). Successful completion of Advanced Certificate in Health and Social Care at SCQF level 6 or Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services and Healthcare. Other qualifications will be considered on an individual basis. Selection is based on a personal statement, qualifications, experience, reference and written exercises completed at interview. All applicants will be required to have an acceptable PVG record check.

Method of Assessment

A range of assessment methods are used including projects, reports, essay writing and observation in the workplace.

Future Prospects

Degree level study or employment as a practitioner in a social care setting. This is a nationally recognised qualification and enables registration with the Scottish Social Services Council SSSC.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Arbroath Campus

  • Start Date

    24 Aug 2020

  • SCQF Level


  • Duration

    36 Weeks

  • Subject Area

    Health & Social Care

  • 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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