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UCAS CODE: 114L

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  • Qualification

    Higher National Certificate - HNC

  • Location

    Perth College UHI

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 Years

Course summary

The HNC Social Services is a nationally recognised qualification and a valued award for people who want to work in a variety of social service settings, supporting individuals with varying needs. You will gain an understanding of the values and principles of social services and learn how to integrate those values with necessary skills and knowledge, including the importance of anti-discriminatory practice in line with the National Care Standards and Scottish Social Services Council Codes of Practice. Successful completion of the award will enable you to gain access to employment within a social service setting.

Special features: You will have the opportunity to undertake a work placement which will enable you to complete three units from the SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare; You can study full time or part time to suit your own personal circumstances; Individual units can be studied as continuous professional development (CPD). You will be able to progress onto a variety of degree courses following successful interview, usually starting at year one, such as; BSc Adult or Mental Health Nursing; BA (Hons) Health and Social Studies; BA (Hons) Social Science; BSc (Hons) Psychology; BA (Hons) Sociology and Criminology.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 7,230per year

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

Entry requirements

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A level : D

preferably in English

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University information

University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI)

  • Campus address

    University of the Highlands and Islands, UHI Executive Office, Ness Walk, Inverness, Highland, IV3 5SQ, Scotland

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