Part Time HNC Social Care


In Paisley

£ 900 + VAT


  • Type


  • Location

    Paisley (Scotland)

  • Duration

    38 Weeks



Start date

Paisley (Renfrewshire)
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Renfrew Road, PA3 4DR

Start date

On request

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Course programme

HNC Social Care

Course Content:
The HNC in Social Care is suitable for people who work in settings where care and support is being provided for individuals or groups. The main aim is to provide an integrated course of practice and theory to equip candidates to work effectively in a range of social care settings. Students will study a number of mandatory units including : Social Care Theory, Psychology, Sociology and Social Policy along with a range of Options which among others includes: Working with People who have Autism, People who have Dementia, People with Mental Health Issues and People who are Involved in Substance Abuse. The HNC also incorporates four of the core units from the SVQ Level 3 in Care.

SCQF Level: 7

Entry Requirements
Previous experience in the sector is desirable, plus 2 Highers (including English) or other relevant qualifications.

Study Mode
Full-Time, Day Release, Evening.

Progression To
Social Work or Social Science Degree Courses.

Career Paths
Employment in Social Work and Social Care. The Scottish Social Service Council have included HNC Social Care as a suitable qualification for registration as a worker in residential child care and adult residential care setting.

Start date:

38 weeks

Day Release: Tuesday
Evening: Tuesday and Wednesday

Day Release: 9.00am - 4.00pm
Evening: 6.00pm - 9.00pm

Students are required to pay a deposit on application.

Part Time HNC Social Care

£ 900 + VAT