NQ Social Care - Level 6

This course is designed to give the skills and experience required to pursue a career in social care. The course covers many aspects of the caring role with a range of service users. Students cover a range of NQ Care units at Higher level and Intermediate 2 level, as well as a placement in a care setting. 

Course content

Dementia
Understanding of Mental Health and Mental Illness
Prevention of Infection 
Practical Skills for Carers
Working as a Team in a Care Setting
Skills for College and Work  - Guidance
Skills for College and Work - Placement
Care: Human Development and Behaviour 
Care: Values and Principles
Care: Social Influences 
Stress Management
Communication
Child Protection: An Introduction

Entry requirements (minimum)

Four credit Standard Grades (1/2) one of which must be English, or four equivalent National 5 Qualifications (A/B) one of which must be English
Voluntary and / or employment experience in the care sector will also be considered. 
All those who meet the entry requirements will be invited for interview 
PVG Disclosure is essential as work experience opportunities are part of the course.  Glasgow Clyde College will pay for this. 
Applications are also invited from those without formal qualifications but who have relevant life and/or work experience
Due to the number of internal candidates progressing to their next level of study, places on this courses may be limited. 

Selection process information
 

Progression routes

Successful students may apply to HNC Care and Administrative Practice, HNC Social Services, HNC Working with Communities, HNC Counselling and HNC Social Sciences, or other HNC courses.

Successful students may pursue a career in Social / Health related professions at support worker level, or use the Higher qualification to access other Higher Education opportunities.

 

SCQF level

06

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

SCQF level

06

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

SCQF level

06

Start date

28 August 2017

Duration

1 Year(s), August to June

For courses starting in August 2017, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

 
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Contact us

Anniesland Campus
T: 0141 357 6078
E: hwanniesland@glasgowclyde.ac.uk
 
Cardonald Campus 
T: 0141 272 3372
E: hwcardonald@glasgowclyde.ac.uk
 
Langside Campus 
T: 0141 272 3779
E: hwlangside@glasgowclyde.ac.uk 

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