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 Modern Apprenticeships funded by Skills Development Scotland (SDS).

Mandatory and CPD training for the Social Care and Childcare Sectors. Moving and Handling, First Aid, Epilespy, Food Hygiene, First Aid for Mental Health and more. Group bookings and an open course programme.

Vocational Qualifications for Childcare workers. Fully funded Modern Apprenticeships available.

Vocational Qualifications for Social Care workers. SVQ 2, 3 and 4 and PDA in Heath and Social Care Supervision.

Vocational Qualifications for Managers. SVQ4 and CSLM units for Registration

Help for those wishing to work in Childcare or Social Care. Get in t Handling, Adult Support and Protection, First Aid for Mental Health and more.

Vocational Programmes – Recruiting Now

PDA in Health and Social Care SupervisionJuly/August 2022
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7- MA Extended Day Releasetbc
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – MA Extended Evening13th July 2022
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – Evening tbc
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – Open AssessmentApply at any time
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 9 – Open AssessmentApply at any time
SVQ in Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 6 – Open AssessmentApply at any time
SVQ in Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 7 – Open AssessmentApply at any time
SVQ in Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 9 – Open AssessmentApply at any time
SVQ in Management SCQF 9 – Open AssessmentApply at any time
CSLM Units for Registration – Open Assessment Apply at any time

We’re Hiring!

We are currently looking for a qualified Peripatetic Assessor (L&D 9DI) and/or Internal Verifier (L&D 11) to join our social care team.

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Performance Report 2021-22

We are very proud of how dedicated our Staff and Professional Associates are to their work for Training for Care and it’s excellent to see it reflected in our Performance Report for the past year.

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Emily’s Training for Care Journey

Back in 2017, Emily joined our ‘Nat 4 Early Learning and Childcare’ class. In December 2021, Emily achieved her SVQ in Children and Young People at SQCF level 7. Read more about Emily’s journey to becoming a qualified nursery practitioner..

Read more about Emily’s journey to becoming a qualified nursery practitioner..

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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. Click on the link for more info.

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