You will need three relevant Standard Grades at General Level or a pass in a relevant NC course at SCQF Level 4 or equivalent.
A place on this course is subject to an interview process.
One supportive reference is required and successful applicants will be disclosed.
Who is this course for?
If you would like a career in Health Care (eg Nursing, Midwifery and professions allied to Medicine).then this course would be excellent preparation.
What subjects will I be studying?
As the course progresses you will study subjects such as:
Psychology for Care
Values and Principles for Care
Sociology for Care
Promoting Healthy Eating in a Care Setting
Maintaining Safety in a Care Environment
Prevention of Infection
Successful students will achieve two Intermediate 2 Awards:
Care (externally examined)
Health and Safety (project based)
How many days will I be in college?
Normally 3 days, however you will be given your timetable when you attend your Induction Day.
How will I be assessed?
You will undertake continuous class based assessments during the course.
What can I do next?
Progression on to a wide range of relevant vocational courses at SCQF Level 6 or employment.
This will depend on your results and positive feedback from your lecturers.
How do I fund my course?
You should apply for a Bursary. You can get a Bursary/EMA Application Pack from the Student Finance Office located in the Student Information Centre at Ayr Campus once you have been offered a place on the course.
Due to the large number of applications we have received for this course, we regret that all available places have been filled.
Would you like to look for an alternative course?
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