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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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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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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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Social Care SCQF Level 6 (Modern Apprenticeship)

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Modern Apprenticeships are a great way of gaining skills, qualifications and experience and starting a career without having to study full-time. You can be earning whilst you are learning!This is an opportunity to work towards an industry recognised qualification whilst you are learning ‘on the job’ and it’s a great way to kick-sta...

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Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Principles of Working with Individuals with Learning Disabilities
Although individuals with learning disabilities and their families continue to face many challenges, most commentators would agree that we are living in more enlightened and optimistic times in terms of our approach to learning disability support. Individuals with learning disabilities are now being offered more personalised services with...
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Certificate in Understanding Autism

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There are around 700,000 people on the autism spectrum in the UK – that’s more than 1 in 100. According to the National Autistic Society, if you include their families, autism is a part of daily life for 2.8 million people. In fact, in the last thirty years the number of people diagnosed with autism has increased 25 fold. This is beca...
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Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent

Understanding Safeguarding and Prevent
Safeguarding is not a static subject. New threats emerge and better ways of working are developed that help to reduce the likelihood of harm and abuse happening to children and young people. The ‘new threats’ of our time include cyber-bullying and cyberstalking, as well as online grooming for sexual exploitation. They also include the...

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Criminology NPA @ SCQF Level 5

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This is a College Academy link programme for those in senior phase schools. It will interest you if you want to develop your knowledge of understanding criminal behaviour and crime. You may be interested in a career in police, law, social work, probation service, legal services or community work. Most of us will have a fascination for t...