Care Passport - National 4 - FT


21 Aug 2023


14 Jun 2024

This course is for people who need to gain a sound academic grounding in care, or who need to build up confidence before going on to tackle a further education qualification. There is some formal assessment with the SQA on subjects covering Values and Principles, Social Influences, Human Development and Behaviour. The course also includes core skills units in Communication, Numeracy, Data Science and Data Citizenship. You may get the opportunity to do a volunteering placement.

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SQA Units at SCQF Level 4


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College / online, some time on a volunteering placement.


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 3 National 4 awards at Pass grade or 3 Standard Grades at General grade 4. Students will also be required to complete a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) form. Applicants should be able to demonstrate values and principles relevant to working in care, such as kindness and empathy.

Progression opportunities

Successful students can progress to the Care or Child, Health and Social Care National 5 course.


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