Care Senior Phase Pathways Programme Courses

Care Senior Phase Pathways Programme Courses

Our Care Faculty Senior Phase Programme is open to you if you’re in S4, S5 or S6 at a school in the South Lanarkshire region.  The faculty has successfully delivered SQA accredited courses specially designed for schools provision for more than 12 years.

We’ve a great range of courses on offer to  pupils who’ll be starting the Senior phase of school in August 2018

The Courses are delivered via 4 pathway options to meet the needs of you the pupil.


Pathway 1 Senior Phase Core Programme GradU8 – primarily aimed at S4 pupils

Cosmetology Beauty & Make-up skills (Pathway 1)
Early Education & Childcare National 4 (Pathway 1)
Hairdressing National 4 (Pathway 1)
Hairdressing National 5 (Pathway 1)

Pathway 2 Senior Phase Independent Options – Primarily aimed at S5 & S6 pupils to enable them to extend their portfolio of SQA qualifications.

Childcare & Playwork – Learn How Children Develop & Learn Through Play  (Pathway 2)
Media Make-up SCQF Level 6 (Pathway 2)

Pathway 3 Senior Phase Winter Leavers – South Lanarkshire Council organises the programmes for pupils leaving school in December this year.  All Activity is co-ordinated by Education Resources, South Lanarkshire Council. Please apply to via the council.

Beauty Winter Leavers course Pathway 3

Pathway 4 Senior Phase Foundation Apprenticeships – A two year course aimed at S5 pupils, the course includes time in College and on a work placement

Foundation Apprenticeship in SVQ Social Services (Pathway 4)
Foundation Apprenticeship: Social Services – Children & Young People (Pathway 4)


How to apply

In consultation with your Pupil Support/ Pastrol Care Teacher you can apply for one of our exciting courses at SLC.

To apply please complete our Senior Phase Application Form

We recommend you submit your application form as early as possible if you plan to start college in August.