Step into Care

Course Content

Please note that this course is currently under review and will likely change to a Gateway to Care model.


This course will provide learners with a basic understanding of general care. You will also be supported to understand the health and well-being of yourself and others in order to begin your journey to working in health and social care. It will be suitable for those with no experience who would like to choose a career in care.

Entry Requirements

Selection will be made on a satisfactory personal statement. Basic literacy, language and numeracy skills will be required.

Method of Assessment

A range of assignment methods are used including written work, projects and presentations.

Future Prospects

Successful completion of this course will enable learners to develop skills to allow volunteering opportunities or onto Step Up to Care.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Full Time

  • Campus

    Gardyne Campus

  • Start Date

    28 Aug 2023

  • SCQF Level

    4

  • Duration

    17 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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