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).


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

Step into Childcare / Step into Social Care. Introductory programmes for unemployed candidates wishing to work in Childcare or Social Care. Work experience and support to find employment.

Regular course dates for individuals or small groups. First Aid, Food Hygiene, Moving and Handling, Adult Support and Protection, First Aid for Mental Health and more.


Vocational Programmes – Recruiting Now

Employability Fund – Step into Childcare19th January 2022
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7- MA Day Release25th January 2022
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – Evening 8th February 2022
SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – 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

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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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