NC Child, Health & Social Care (Health Care Route)

This course develops knowledge and skills relevant for a career or further study in health care. It is ideal for people returning to education after a break or for people who wish to further their qualifications.

  • National 5 Care
  • Biology
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Mental Health
  • Numeracy
  • Communication
  • Information and Communication Technology

  • Care assistant
  • Health care support worker

  • Successful completion of all the course criteria will lead to progression onto Pathways to Social Care or Pathways to Nursing and Allied Health Professions SCQF Level 6

Mandatory:

  • Successful interview

Plus one of the following:

  • Three National 4 awards including English (or equivalent)
  • Successful completion of all units within the Passport to Learning (SCQF Level 4) including core skills at Level 4
  • Applicants who do not meet these criteria, but have relevant paid workplace experience or alternative qualifications will be considered

Further advice for full-time applicants:

  • Please ensure you have an online account before starting your application.
  • Before starting the application process, please ensure you already hold or are working towards the relevant entry qualifications required for the course you are applying for 
  • Ensure you use your own personal email address when creating your online account
  • Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email immediately 
  • If you do not receive an acknowledgement e-mail immediately, please check your SPAM/Junk folder
  • Please include as much detail as possible in your personal statement such as; the reason you are applying, future career plans, previous employment, relevant experience, hobbies and interests
  • Disclosing support needs in your application will not affect your chances of being offered a place on a course at Forth Valley College
  • If your application is unsuccessful, you will be offered support in finding a suitable alternative course 

If you are unable to attend an interview or wish to withdraw your application - please email student.applications@forthvalley.ac.uk

Location

Falkirk Campus

Attendance

Full-Time

Start date

21 August 2023

SCQF Level

Level 5

Location

Stirling Campus

Attendance

Full-Time

Start date

21 August 2023

SCQF Level

Level 5