This course is aimed at those who are responsible for the care of clients in the setting. You may also be in charge of care plans and some support staff.

  • Promote effective communication for and about individuals
  • Promote, monitor and maintain health, safety and security in the working environment
  • Reflect on and develop your practice
  • Promote choice, wellbeing and the protection of all individuals

Optional units include:

  • Contribute to care planning and review
  • Support individuals to access and use services and facilities
  • Contribute to planning, monitoring and reviewing the delivery of service for individuals
  • Part-time, flexible start dates
  • Study is undertaken in your own time and you are assessed in your workplace
  • The College offers tutorial support. You may also use accounts to part-fund this course
  • No formal requirements but you would need to be in the appropriate job role to complete the qualification
  • You would have a one-to-one interview to match the job to the correct level of qualification

In addition, internal applicants will also require a positive Internal Learner Reference (ILR).

  • Progression and job opportunities include registration with the Scottish Social Services Council at appropriate level
  • You will be qualified to carry out jobs at the appropriate level