Social Services (Children and Young People)

Argyll College UHI


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


This is a recognised qualification and on completion of the course the student can apply for jobs in an early years support worker role or progress onto SVQ Social Services: Children and Young People SCQF Level 7.

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

Entry Requirements

Childhood Studies: An Introduction or experience working in an early years setting.

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 need.

Start Date





at SCQF Level 6

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

2 years


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level