Health & Social Service

PIC Level 4 – Higher National Certificate in Health & Social Care Management

The programme provides specialized vocational training as per the standard of the National Occupational Health Organization. The qualification offers a combined approach of practical skills development with a health related sector emphasis along with required practical knowledge and understanding. 

This Health and Social Care Management course is designed to meet the practical requirements demanded by National Health and Social sector employers, and enable students to progress in their careers. After completion of this program, students can find the employment at health care sector work and essential work can find the employment opportunity in local and internationally in the future.

Higher National certificate in Health & Social care management qualification consists of 8 mandatory units and on the job training for a combined total of 120 academic credits. This curriculum is defined as being the number of credits that may be awarded to a learner for the successful achievement of the learning outcomes of a unit. One credit is equal to 10 hours of National Learning Hours.


1st Semester 
PIC/ HSCM  /4021 Principles of Health and Social Care Practice 10
PIC / HSCM /4022 Health and Safety in the Health and Social Care Workplace 20
PIC / HSCM /4023 Personal & Professional development in Health & Social Care 10
PIC / HSCM /4024 First Aid Program 05
2nd Semester
PIC / HSCM /4025 Research Project  20
PIC / HSCM  /4026 Communicating in Health and Social Care Organisations 15
PIC / HSCM /4027 Psychology for Health and Social Care 15
PIC / HSCM /4028 Developing Counselling Skills for Health and Social Care -1 15
PIC/ HSCM /4029 On the Job Training  10


This is a stand-alone qualification, but there are entry requirements. Applicants must have obtained one of the followings:

General Certificate Educational (G.C.E) Advanced Level qualification with 3 passes or any qualification which is at Level 3 or foundation diploma course and General Certificate.

Educational (G.C.E) Ordinary level qualification or equivalent qualification with 06 subject’s passes

This certificate qualification is expected to be provided minimum of 08 months for full-time study. PiC should make sure the time management and hours of program are covered as per the qualification requirements. This programme is flexible and delivered in person, virtual platform, through lectures and tutorial assignments including 04 months or 400 hours of on the job training is required.