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Social Services (Children and Young People)

Glasgow Clyde College

Venues

Langside Campus

Content

This course is for you if you work in residential, day or home care settings, family support, nursery or education settings. You will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your understanding of theory, principles and practices.

Units include: Effective Communication; Health, Safety and Security; Safeguarding of Individuals; Developing Your Own Knowledge and Practice through Reflection and Learning; Four optional units to be selected.

There will be onsite assessment and you will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence.

Entry Requirements

You must be in employment within a social service, social care or healthcare setting. Your current job role must include a range of complex, primarily non-routine tasks for which you have considerable responsibility and autonomy.

Progression Routes

You could progress to SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 9, if you gained a care worker post with a higher level of responsibility, or to the PDA in Childhood Practice SCQF Level 8.

You will be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council as a practitioner and be employed in a social service, social care, family support, nursery or education healthcare setting.

Start Date

August

Qualification

SVQ

Award

at SCQF Level 7

Study Method

Part time (day release)

Course Length

1 year

Department

Social Care, Counselling and Communities

SCQF Level

7