Management SVQ4 (SCQF Level 9)

Course Start Date start any time
Application End Date apply any time
Course Length individualised (generally within 12 months)
Course Fee £1595

The Management SVQ4 (SCQF Levels 9) is made up of 8 units, 4 mandatory and 4 optional.

The award enables middle managers in all sectors to show their competence in their particular work area.

Please note: The SSSC has confirmed that the award is acceptable for registration purposes (with the exception of Day Care of Children Services) with a compensatory measure. The compensatory measure requires candidates wishing to use the award for registration purposes to provide evidence of achievement of the following 2 units from the SVQ Care Services Leadership and Management at SCQF Level 10: H7LG04 – Manage and Develop Yourself and Your Workforce within Care Services and H7LH04 – Lead and Manage Practice that Promotes the Safeguarding of Individuals).Click here for more information. 

Entry Requirements

Working as a middle manager with a wide remit and span of control. Must be able to demonstrate an application of knowledge and skills in a broad range of complex technical or professional work activities performed in a variety of contexts. Must have a substantial degree of personal responsibility and autonomy. Must have responsibility for the work of others and the allocation of resources.

Interview process

  • Interview at workplace to ensure applicant is able to demonstrate a paper train of their role in supervision of staff. Clear documentation of role will be required – job description.
  • Completion of SVQ Management Levelling Tool to ensure operating at correct level.


  • Part-time fee grant available for candidates earning less than £25,000 and fulfilling eligibility criteria.

Candidates will receive

  • 1:1 award and portfolio induction
  • an individualised award plan timetable
  • 2 – 3 direct observations
  • portfolio assessment and feedback
  • guidance on meeting gaps in practice and knowledge

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