Prepare to Care - Short Course


22 Oct 2021


17 Dec 2021

Prepare to Care is designed to give you an understanding of care skills and offers valuable work experience in the care industry. It's a pathway to a new career in care. You will get an SQA qualification in Values and Principles of Care (includes SSSC (Scottish Social Services Council) Code of Practice) and have the chance to do a work placement and meet employers, as well as being enabled to progress to study further Care qualifications.

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Values an Principles of Care Certificate at SCQF Level 4


Part Time - 10 weeks dates of delivery to be confirmed , 1 day per week in College, 6 days to be completed at the end of the course as part of workplace experience


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

No formal qualifications are required, but applicants should have an ability to demonstrate values and principles relevant to working in care, such as kindness and empathy.

Progression opportunities

Progression into employment within the Care sector. Further study in care-related courses at Borders College.


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