Social Services and Healthcare (Level 9)

Glasgow Clyde College


Langside Campus


This SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 9 course is ideal if you are working in social services or healthcare and are involved in a broad range of complex, technical or professional work activities. Your current job will be performed in a wide variety of contexts and with a substantial degree of personal responsibility and autonomy. You will often be responsible for the work of others and for allocating resources. Your job title may be Assistant Manager, Depute Manager or Manager.

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

Further leadership and management qualifications.

Start Date

Various start dates




at SCQF Level 7

Study Method

Part time (day)

Course Length

1 year


Social Care and Counselling

SCQF Level