Social Services (Children and Young People)

Argyll College UHI


Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre


This course will qualify those wishing to work within the Early Years or with Young people to a Practitioner level.

This vocational course aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to work with children and young people 0 – 21 years in a variety of settings and to qualify you to work in a supervisory capacity. You will gain an international recognised qualification which guarantees that you have the skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out your role successfully.

Successful completion of the course will allow the students to register with the Scottish Social Services Council at ‘practitioner’ level.

Entry Requirements

NC Early Education and Childcare; or SVQ Social Services Children and Young People at SCQF Level 6.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would nee

Start Date





at SCQF Level 7

Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level