Short Courses

Epilepsy, First Aid, Food Hygiene, Moving & Handling, and more

Children and Young People

SVQ Level 3 Taught and Open Programmes (Modern Apprenticeships available)

Social Services and Healthcare

SVQ Levels 2, 3, 4, PDA H&SC Supervision


SVQ4, CSLM units for Registration

Employability Programmes

Programmes for people who wish to work in adult care or childcare

Training for Care is an educational charity, established in 1982, specialising in social care and childcare training. We are an SQA approved centre and deliver SVQs, Short Courses and other vocational programmes. We also provide Employability Programmes and Modern Apprenticeships funded by Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

Short Courses

 All our short courses are available for group bookings. We also run an Open Course Programme for individuals or for organisations wishing to train a small number of staff. The programme is updated every month – join our mailing list to receive updates

Open Course Programme


First Aid
Food Hygiene
Moving and Handling
Short Courses for Childcare

Vocational Programmes

SVQs, PDAs, Modern Apprenticeships, Employability Fund

EF & SVQ Taught Programmes

Recruiting now

CourseStart DateApplication Closing Date
Employability Fund - Step into Childcare/ Social Care23rd January 2020Apply Now
SVQ3 (SCQF 7) Children and Young People - MA Evening5th February 202022nd January
SVQ3 (SCQF 7) Children and Young People - MA Day ReleaseMarch/April 2020Apply Now
SVQ3 (SCQF 7) Children and Young People - EveningApril 2020Apply Now

SVQ Open Assessment Programmes

Apply and start at anytime

A Route to Recruiting Staff

Would your organisation be interested in offering a work placement to a trainee from our Employability Programme? This is a valuable way of recruiting staff at support worker/nursery assistant level. Find out more..

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