HNC Care & Administrative Practice - Full Time
Who is this course aimed at?
This advanced course is predominantly skills-based and is designed to provide learners with a broad sense of knowledge and skills to begin their career development in health care. It is useful preparation for those wishing to progress to nurse education programmes at university.
What entry requirements will I need?
Completion of the Certificate in Health Care or Certificate in Social Care at Higher or applicants who have relevant health care experience. Entry is subject to a selection/recruitment process which
consists of two interviews. An initial interview to assess suitability of the course to the candidate.
The final part of the process will consist of an interview with College and university staff. All
successful candidates will be required to be a member of the PVG Scheme prior to placement.
School Leavers should have achievements at Higher level. Adult Returners should be able to demonstrate the potential to work at this advanced level. All candidates will be required to undertake a
How and where will I study?
Full-time at College with e-learning opportunities
What will I study on this course?
Students will develop nursing skills working alongside members of a health care team during a substantial placement. A variety of health related subjects will be studied including Biology, Sociology, Care Principles and Essential Skills for Nursing.
Job and progression routes?
Candidates may seek employment in the NHS in healh care support worker roles.
Successful completion of this course may enable candidates to enter the second year of certain nursing degree programmes or consider further study at SCQF level 8 in health, business or management.