SVQ Healthcare Support - Clinical (SCQF Level 7) SVQ

What is special about this course?

This award will allow a Healthcare Support worker to demonstrate competence and knowledge while gaining recognition for their level of work.

With the support of an assessor, the candidate will collate examples of everyday tasks and build an e-portfolio of evidence. Various assessment methods will be explored throughout the award with an emphasis on observation and reflection.

Entry requirements

Candidates must be in a work setting and have the appropriate work experience to demonstrate competence.

This qualification covers areas such as promoting effective communication in a healthcare environment; maintaining health, safety and security practices within a health setting; and developing your practice through reflection and learning. Candidates must complete eight units: three mandatory units and five chosen by the candidate from a suite of options.

How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Work based
  • Open Learning

How long will my course last?

18 Months

Where can I study my course?

    • UHI Moray
    • Employers Premises

Start date



The good news is that depending on your personal circumstances there are a wide range of bursaries, grants and allowances available to fund your college studies.

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