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Introduction to Working with Communities PDA @ SCQF LEVEL 6

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This course is designed to be delivered entirely online to allow flexibility for you as you will be working or volunteering within the community. Successful completion will see you gain a Professional Development Award in Community Involvement. The programme introduces you to Community Learning and Development (CLD) theory and practice, w...
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Social Science Theory (NQ) @ SCQF Level 6

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This programme is delivered through a combination of face to face, hybrid and online lessons. The majority of your learning will be online through live Teams lessons. There will be regular times when you will be expected to attend face to face for workshops and where there are closed book assessments. This programme provides a route to ...
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Prepare to Work in Health and Social Care (NQ) @ SCQF Level 5

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This programme is designed to lead directly from College to employment or to gain sufficient qualifications which will lead to a level 6 programme in this area the following year. It aims to prepare you for a career in Health and Social Care in by providing some practical work in our Care Hub and some theory work. Almost all your theory...
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Health and Social Care Theory (NQ) @ SCQF Level 6

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Most of your lessons will be live through Teams and through our online learning site. There will be occasions when you will be asked to come to college on set dates for workshops. A large percentage of students on this programme work, or have caring responsibilities This is an exciting academic programme potentially leading to further s...
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Nursing (SWAP) (NQ) @ SCQF Level 6

This programme provides a route to university for adults who are returning to education after a substantial period of time. The course is a Scottish Wider Access Programme (SWAP) and contains a combination of units that meet the entry criteria for entry to the first year of nurse training at university. Almost all of your lessons will be ...
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Social Sciences HNC @ SCQF Level 7

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This a Next Gen HNC Social Sciences at SCQF 7. Most of the content may be delivered as live online sessions through Teams. Hybrid will be the delivery format on some occasions and other set days you may be asked to attend the college. It is an exciting programme where you will learn about a range of social science disciplines. If you h...
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Healthcare Practice HNC @ SCQF Level 7

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HNC Healthcare Practice is for those who want a career in the NHS and care services, particularly if you are looking for a Band 3 position in the NHS or if you are going to go on and study nursing. It will help you develop knowledge and skills as a Health Care Support Worker in acute, clinical and community settings. In an innovative move...

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Highfield Level 2 Award in the Prevention and Control of Infection for the Workplace (RQF)

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The objective of this qualification is to support a role in the workplace and is aimed at anyone working in any industry needing to develop their understanding and knowledge of how to prevent and control the spread of infection in their workplace....

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First Aid For Mental Health

Understanding Mental Health First Aid & Mental Health Advocacy in the Workplace
This course is suitable for everyone but has been designed to help employers to provide a positive mental health culture within the workplace and to provide learners with comprehensive knowledge on a range of the most common mental health conditions and the skills to be able to act should a condition be suspected.Learners undertaking this...
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Awareness of Mental Health First Aid

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This awareness course is suitable for everyone as it provides learners with the knowledge to recognise a suspected mental health condition and the skills to start a conversation and be able to signpost a person towards professional help.Anybody can benefit from this course and it is a great stepping stone into First Aid for Mental Health....