This is a challenging theory-based course where a considerable proportion of your learning is online. The course will help you develop an understanding of the skills, principles and qualities needed to work in the sector as well as legislation and protection issues, alongside supporting and enabling people to live independent lives. You should be interested in health and social care and planning a career in that sector.You will need to be an organised and independent learner who can work with minimum direction as the Reablement unit is entirely online. For the Skills for Work Health and Social Care award you will be mostly learning online lessons and for a little of that time you will be participating in simulated practice and role play in our state of the art Care Hub.
You must be a school student from a school who is participating in our College Academy offering.
You must have four National 5 awards at C or above including English.
You must be in 5th or 6th year at your school
You should fill in the application online as well as you possibly can
Your personal statement should be no less than 250 wordsYou should be interested in a future career in health and social care. You should be a keen reader and writer and prepared to spend additional study time out-with class time.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
This is a key aspect of the application process. You must confirm your attendance should you be offered an interview. It is important you prepare well for this. During the interview you will be asked questions about your career aspirations, and why you want to be on this particular course. You must also be prepared to discuss the following: 'We have an aging population in our region, the best support we can offer is to help people to remain as independent as possible for as long as possible.'
This interview may be held via Teams or phone or face to face
Reablement, biology, disease process, legislation and policy, values and principles, protection and safeguarding, skills for employment
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Reablement at SCQF level 6, is a qualification recommended for Health Care Support Workers.
The Skills for Work Qualification allows candidates to research the wide range of career opportunities in health and social care, and to understand the skills and qualities needed.