Access to Nursing and Social Services SCQF Level 6
What is special about this course?
This exciting and newly revised course provides a great opportunity to gain knowledge and skills for a career in nursing, allied professions, social services or social work. With units on topics such as Mental Health, Counselling and Criminology this level 6 qualification provides progression to our HNC programmes including HNC Socials Services, HNC Health Care Practice and HNC Social Science.
This is a Category 1 PVG course. During the course you will have contact with vulnerable groups of people, therefore to successfully complete the course, you are required to be a member of the PVG Scheme. Further information will be provided to successful applicants. You can also visit the PVG scheme website for more information.
Seven qualifications with at least 5 National 5 or successful completion of Level 5 Health and Social Care. If you don’t meet our entry requirements, your previous experience and credentials may still qualify you for this course. Please arrange an appointment with a member of college staff to discuss your eligibility. Your application and interview will form part of the selection process. All applicants will be required to successfully pass a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check.
Subjects studied include Human Development, Mental Health, Counselling, Criminology along with IT, numeracy and communications where two SVQ units will be studied.
How will I study my course?
- Full Time
How long will my course last?1 Year
Where can I study my course?
- Perth College UHI
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
Apply for Access to Nursing and Social Services SCQF Level 6
We are no longer accepting applications for 2023/24
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Perth College UHI. Perth College UHI operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.