Children and Young People SVQ3 (SCQF Level 7) Open Assessment

Children and Young People SVQ3 (SCQF Level 7) Open Assessment

This qualification is delivered using Learning Assistant’s e-portfolio system enabling experienced and motivated candidates with internet access to work through the qualification more independently, but with guidance and observation visits from a TfC assessor, and within the usual time-frame of approximately 12 months.

Start Date
apply and start at any time
Course Length
8 – 15 months
£1750 (see funding options below)



Candidates must

  • be reasonably experienced/mature practitioners with good communication skills
  • possess adequate study skills and the capacity to organize their time to accommodate regular coursework sessions at home
  • have access to a PC or laptop with word software and internet access (tablets and smartphones are not sufficient)

Candidates will receive

  • 1:1 award and portfolio induction
  • an individualised award plan timetable
  • direct observations
  • portfolio assessment and feedback
  • guidance on meeting gaps in practice and knowledge

Awarding Body


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.