Social Services and Healthcare SVQs

Select from the list below to find out more information about the qualifications we offer, and please contact us if you need additional information or advice.

NB If you are outwith the Lothians and would like to apply to do an SVQ please contact us to discuss assessor availability in your area.

Social Services and Healthcare SVQ2 (SCQF Level 6) Taught

The essential qualification for support workers requiring SSSC registration. Candidates attend a small number of tutorials to provide a grounding in essential principles and theories.

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Social Services and Healthcare SVQ2 (SCQF Level 6) Open Assessment

This qualification is delivered using Learning Assistant’s e-portfolio system enabling candidates to work through the qualification at a pace aligned with their knowledge, experience and job role.

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Social Services and Healthcare SVQ3 (SCQF Level 7) Open Assessment

This qualification is delivered using Learning Assistant’s e-portfolio system enabling candidates to work through the qualification at a pace aligned with their knowledge, experience and job role.

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Social Services and Healthcare SVQ4 (SCQF Levels 8 & 9) Open Assessment

This qualification is delivered using Learning Assistant’s e-portfolio system enabling candidates to work through the qualification at a pace aligned with their knowledge, experience and job role.

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PDA in Health and Social Care Supervision (SCQF Level 7)

This award has been designed to meet the registration requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for supervisory staff in adult care settings who are required to register with the SSSC. The PDA also provides excellent CPD even for those who do not require to register as a supervisor but who are currently functioning at senior support worker level.

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