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  • Qualification

    HNC - Higher National Certificate

  • Location

    Midlothian Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

If you want to get into a career that is challenging, has opportunities for development and makes a real difference to people’s lives then social services could be perfect for you.

Social service workers can be office based but much of their day is usually spent working with people in the community, in a care home, the person’s own home, a day centre, hospital or other settings. Most people come into contact with a social worker at some point in their lives, so you can understand how important good quality service can be.

At Edinburgh College, you will undertake both theoretical and practical work to prepare you for work in the sector. There are part-time and full-time options available, so you can study this HNC in whichever way suits your needs. This qualification is recognised by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for many jobs within the social care sector and you will be well prepared for a whole range of further related studies.

Tuition fees

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£ 7,700per year

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University information

Edinburgh College

  • Campus address

    Edinburgh College, 24 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH15 2PP, Scotland

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