Social Services (Children and Young People) PT SCQF Level 6
What is special about this course?
Do you currently work within a social service, social care or healthcare setting?
This work-based course will give you the opportunity to gain an internationally recognised qualification based on the practical experience you carry out on a daily basis.
This qualification assures employers that you have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to work with children and young people, up to the age of 21.
It will also allow you to register with the Scottish Social Services Council at support leve role.
This is a work based course and you should already be employed in a suitable childcare setting.
The course consists of 4 mandatory Units and 2 optional Units.
How will I study my course?
- Part Time
- Work based
As well as being in employment, you will be expected to carry out 3 hours of flexible learning each week. There will be no scheduled class time but you will be expected to attend regular meetings with your assessor. These are arranged on an individual basis but are usually 2-3 hours each week.
How long will my course last?
Where can I study my course?
- Arran Learning Centre
- Campbeltown Hazelburn Learning Centre
- Dunoon Learning Centre
- Helensburgh Learning Centre
- Islay Learning Centre
- Lochgilphead Learning Centre
- Oban Learning Centre
- Rothesay Learning Centre
- Tobermory Learning Centre
Late August or January
The fee for this course is £1,248 which can be paid in instalments.
If you are on a low income or in receipt of certain benefits may receive a fee waiver. Please refer to page 2 of our Fees and Funding Guide to see if you are eligible. If you think this may apply to you, please contact us and we can advise you.
If you do not qualify for a fee waiver, you may be able to apply for an Individual Training Account (ITA) to cover up to £200 the cost of this course.
This course is not available to students who require a Tier 4 Home Office visa to study in Scotland (international or EU).
What can I do on completion of my course?
What you do after this SVQ will depending on your job role and responsibilities. Further study might include:
- Social Services (Children and Young People) level 7
Successful completion of this course will enable you to register with Scottish Social Services Council in a Support role.
Is there more information available online?
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