This ESOL Transitions part-time Social Care course is designed for non-native speakers of English who are interested in a career in the social care sector.
What will I learn?
Please note: this is not an ESOL Programme.
- SQA National 4 Care
- Employability units (SCQF level 5)
- Personal development units (SCQF level 5)
- Industry recognised qualifications: REHIS Food Hygiene, First Aid, Infection Control and Health & Safety
- Complete a work placement.
Please note that due to the impact of COVID-19, this course will be delivered via a blended learning approach - which may include limited face-to-face learning on campus combined with remote learning off-campus and digital learning approaches. If and when delivery is taking place on-campus, there will be reduced student numbers and physical distancing measures in place. If you require any support in learning digitally please inform the Course Leader or Student Support team.
Entry requirements (minimum)
- ESOL National 4 (minimum of 2 units achieved) or equivalent
- An interest in working in the social care sector
- A successful interview
- You will be required to provide evidence of current English level and you may be required to do an assessment to ensure you are offered a class at the correct level.
- If you do not meet the entry criteria for your chosen course, you may be offered an alternative course in the same subject area.
Jobs and further study
If you successfully complete this course you may progress to Social Care courses at Glasgow Clyde College.
Making an application
For courses starting in August, 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.
When you apply:
You will receive an automated email confirming that we have received your application and will be in contact as per the following stages:
Recruitment for this course is in two stages:
- Stage 1: Information Session
- Stage 2: Interview
Selection will be by meeting minimum entry requirements, attending an information session followed by an interview and assessment of qualifications plus evidence of residency.
The process will consist of an information session, interview and if required a skills test to ascertain English level. Proof of qualifications and residency must be supplied before an offer can be made.
Interviews will take place within 2 weeks of applying.
You will be informed of the outcome of the interview within 10 working days. You will be contacted by email unless you have informed the interviewer of another method you would like to be contacted by.
You will be informed of the outcome of your interview by email or letter if you have applied using a support service email address within 2 weeks of your interview.
Once an offer is received you must reply within 10 working days or risk losing your place.
If a place is unavailable at your campus of first choice, you may be offered a place at one of our other campuses and you must respond to this within the timescale above.
Once you have accepted your offer, you will be sent further information on Student Funding, Joining Instructions and Induction date.