This is a 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 will need to be an organised and independent learner who can work with minimum direction as the NPA in Reablement award is entirely online. For the Skills for Work Health and Social Care award you will be mostly learning in class and online lessons and for a little of the time you will be participating in simulated practice and role play in our state of the art Care Hub.
The course may start in June 2021 and finish in May 2020
Attendance will be Tuesday morning and Thursday afternoon throughout the year. The majority of your programme will be online with attendance at the care hub for practical towards the end of the programme.
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 words
Additional Entry Requirements
You must be interested in a career in the health and social care sector.
Information and Interview Session Requirements
This interview may be held via Teams or phone.
Reablement, biology, disease process, legislation and policy, values and principles, protection and safeguarding, skills for employment
The content is subject to change
Essays, open book assignments, practical observation, reflective accounts
Learners may wish to progress to one of our full time college programmes such as Health and Social Care Theory at SCQF6, or if they meet additional entry requirements they may be looking at our range of HNC qualifications. Learners may also want a career in home care, or support services.
Additional funding information
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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.