This is the course 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: Communication; Health and Safety; Safeguarding of Children and Young People; Developing Your Own Knowledge and Practice; Two Optional Units to be selected.
Assessment will be onsite and you will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence.
You must be in employment within a social service, social care or healthcare setting. Your current job role must include a range of skilled, varied, primarily routine tasks for which you have some responsibility. Your role should also include some non-routine tasks.
SVQ Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 7 or relevant HNC.
You will be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council as a support practitioner and be employed in a setting working with children and young people.
Various start dates
at SCQF Level 6
Part time (day release)
Social Care, Counselling and Communities