Care Higher

What is special about this course?

This course is available on a part time basis, but is also available as part of our full time courses in Health and Social Care. The course is run one morning per week to prepare you for the following spring exam diet. SQA Guidelines are adhered to to prepare you for the examination.

Entry requirements

Relevant standard grade or NQ unit helpful.

How will I study my course?

  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

One academic session.

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso

Start date

Annually in late August/early September.

You will attend one morning per week, currently on a Wednesday, although this may change in subsequent academic sessions.


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

Other relevant courses or qualification

Is there more information available online?

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Apply for Care Higher

I want to start in 2021/22

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at North Highland College UHI. North Highland College 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.