Child Health and Social Care NC

What is special about this course?

This course is ideal for students who wish to consider their options prior to specialising in child, health or social care. 

This course is available to study from our campuses in Thurso and Alness.

Entry requirements

School leavers

  • At least 16 years old with a minimum of five National 4 qualifications, including one literary subject such as English, History or Geography
  • Satisfactory interview

Mature students

  • Relevant post-school education and training
  • Satisfactory interview
  • National 5 Care
  • National 5 Early Education and Childcare
  • National 5 Mental Health and Wellbeing 
  • Child protection
  • You will also develop core skills in IT, numeracy and communications
  • As well as the NC Group Award, you will have the opportunity to achieve three National 5 qualifications

 

How will I study my course?

  • Full Time
  • Part Time

How long will my course last?

One Academic Year

One year full-time, longer part-time.

Where can I study my course?

    • Thurso
    • Alness

Start date

September

Fees

Study mode  Scottish Fee RUK* Fee International Fee
Full-time £1790 £5970 £5970
Part-time (per credit/module) £90 £300 £300

Full-Time Study

Full-time students will automatically receive the fee waiver if they are eligible from the information they have provided on their course application form.

If you have been living in the UK for at least three years, are an ordinary resident in Scotland before the course start date it is likely that you will not have to pay fees for your full-time course. Please check our fee waiver policy for more information.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

Please get in touch with nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk if you have any further questions on fees.

*Rest of UK (students typically domiciled in the rest of the UK (England, Wales and N. Ireland, including Channel Islands and the Isle of Man), with a term-time address in Scotland.

Part-Time Study

A Fee Waiver could be available to help with the payment of course fees depending on your personal circumstances, please check our fee waiver policy to see if you are eligible.

Fees are payable on enrolment each academic year.

Some of our courses require students to have essential equipment/clothing please check with your course tutor.

Please contact nhcfinance@uhi.ac.uk  if you have any further questions on fees.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • SVQ Level 2 Social Services and Health Care - Adults or Children and Young People
  • NQ Children and Young People
  • NQ Health & Social Care
  • Employment, or further study within the Child, Health or Social Care fields

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Apply for Child Health and Social Care NC

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

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