Children and Young People SVQ Level 3 (SCQF Level 7) Evening

Course Start Date: tbc
Application End Date:
Course Length: 12 months
Course Fee: £1950


This Social Services (Children and Young People) SVQ 3 (SCQF Level 7) qualification is delivered using Learning Assistant’s e-portfolio system for highly responsive assessment



Candidates must

  • have a minimum of 6 months appropriate experience at support worker level in a childcare setting
  • have access to a PC or laptop with word software and internet access (tablets and smartphones are not sufficient)


Evening Course, fortnightly release, 5.00pm – 8.00pm


4 mandatory units and 4 optional units

TfC Inputs

  • Fortnightly underpinning knowledge tutorials and portfolio building
  • Workplace visits for observation and candidate support
  • SQA registration and certification; TfC internal verification and standardisation
  • All SQA manuals, TfC learning materials, and award stationery

Workplace Inputs

  • Authentication of reflective accounts
  • Witness testimony of candidate performance by a qualified staff member
  • Liaison with peripatetic assessor

Candidate Requirements

  • Candidates will use the Learning Assistant on-line portfolio system (full training will be given)
  • Tutorial attendance as above
  • Availability for workplace visits
  • Commitment to written work and private study appropriate to an SCQF level 7 qualification

What is Learning Assistant?

Learning Assistant’s e-portfolio system is an on-line system for distance learning, support and assessment. It facilitates prompt communication between candidate and assessor, gives on-line access to planning guidelines and learning materials and access to an on-line forum for candidates.

To apply please download an application form and return it to us, alternatively contact us if you need more information.