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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    AUG

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This advanced level course is a blend of practical and theoretical learning which provides students with the necessary skills and knowledge required for a career in social care. Learners will also engage in a social care placement, where they will undertake three SVQ social services and healthcare units. Successful completion of this course provides the necessary qualifications for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Career Paths

  • Social care officer/worker
  • Day care officer
  • Foster carer community
  • Care officer social work assistant

Progression

On successful completion of this course students may progress onto a related degree programme.

Forth Valley College has formal articulation links in place for entry into year 2 of the following degree programmes:

  • BA (Hons) Community Education - University of the West of Scotland
  • BA (Hons) Social Work (Scotland) - Open University

Tuition fees

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£ 6,000per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

  • Campus address

    Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education, Grangemouth Road, Falkirk, Falkirk, FK2 9AD, Scotland

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