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 Health and Social Care Supervision.
Vocational Qualifications for Managers. SVQ4 and CSLM units for Registration
Regular course dates for individuals and small numbers – First Aid, Moving and Handling, Food Hygiene and more.
Vocational Programmes – Recruiting Now
|PDA in Health and Social Care Supervision||27th February 2024|
|SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7- MA Extended Day Release||tbc|
|SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – MA Extended Evening||13th February 2024|
|SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – Evening||tbc|
|SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 7 – Open Assessment||Apply at any time|
|SVQ in Children & Young People SCQF 9 – Open Assessment||Apply at any time|
|SVQ in Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 6 – Open Assessment||Apply at any time|
|SVQ in Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 7 – Open Assessment||Apply at any time|
|SVQ in Social Services & Healthcare SCQF 9 – Open Assessment||Apply at any time|
|SVQ in Management SCQF 9 – Open Assessment||Apply at any time|
|CSLM Units for Registration – Open Assessment||Apply at any time|
We are currently looking for a qualified Peripatetic Assessor (L&D 9DI) and/or Internal Verifier (L&D 11) to join our social care. find out more
In December 2023 our office will be moving to new premises – we are very excited to be moving to Norton Park (57 Albion Road, Edinburgh EH7 5QY). We expect to be delivering the same great service, just in a lovely new location. We are looking forward to this new adventure!
Performance Report 2022-23
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.
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..
Recieve updates on our open course dates and upcoming vocational programmes.