What is special about this course?
This SVQ allows candidates to demonstrate competence in job related skills in their particular area of work. This qualification has been designed in partnership with the Sector Skills Council: Skills for Care and Development to ensure relevance to the sector. This SVQ is suitable for individuals who are currently in employment and who wish to obtain a formal qualification. The target audience for the SVQ in Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 6 (formerly SVQ Level 3) are people who are support workers in care services for adults. It is a requirement by the SSSC that everyone employed in this capacity should be working towards achievement of this qualification.
Entry is at the discretion of the college.
Candidates must be based in a workplace working at support worker level.
The course consists of 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units.
• Support Effective Communication
• Support the Health and Safety of Yourself and Individuals
• Develop Your Own Knowledge and Practice
• Support the Safeguarding of Individuals
How will I study my course?
- Work based
How long will my course last?
16 months maximum
Where can I study my course?
- Moray College UHI
Variable start dates. Please contact Moray College UHI for more information on start dates.
Unfortunately there is no funding available for Leisure Courses. Participants will therefore by liable for the full cost of this course.
Students on part-time courses may be eligible for ILA200
Costs will depend on the units undertaken. Please contact Admin Services for more information.
What can I do on completion of my course?
Competence based award to meet SSSC requirements.
Candidates can progress to other appropriate SVQs up to and including SCQF Level 9 (formerly SVQ Level 4).
The progression route for each candidate will depend on their job role and level of responsibility.
Is there more information available online?
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.