HNC Social Services

This social care course covers practical and theoretical areas for working in various care settings, supporting people in need of care and support.


Glasgow Clyde College, Glasgow
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This course is available on the Glasgow Clyde College website.


What will I learn?

During the HNC Social Services course you will gain an understanding of the values and principles of social care and will learn how to integrate those values with the necessary skills, knowledge and reflection. 

Areas of study covered include:

  • Care in contemporary society
  • Leadership
  • Health, wellbeing and safeguarding
  • Lifespan development theoretical approaches
  • Promoting health, safety and security in the work setting
  • Developing your practice through reflection and learning
  • Promoting effective communication
  • Care practice 

To support your learning, you will also undertake a social care placement as part of the course.

About Glasgow Clyde College

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Glasgow Clyde College is a further and higher education college, located in Glasgow.

The college offers a broad range of courses across many subject areas, and has three easily accessible campuses in Glasgow at Langside, Cardronald and Anniesland.

With award winning teaching staff, the college is the largest further education provider in Glasgow and has the highest achievement rates in further and education in the area.

Glasgow Clyde College also has excellent links to universities to allow you to progress to degree level.

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