Social Services and Healthcare SVQ4 (SCQF Level 9) Open

This Social Services and Healthcare SVQ4 (SCQF Level 9) qualification is delivered usingVQFolio’s e-portfolio system. This open assessment delivery model reduces costs for employers and enables candidates to work through the qualification at a pace which is aligned accurately with their knowledge, experience and job role.

Start Date
apply and start at any time
Course Length
Individualised – around 15 months
£2125 (see funding options below)


Part Time Fee Grant Funding: (maximum grant awarded is currently £823, course fee £1302 with the full grant) – click here for information on how to apply

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.

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 VQFolio?

VQFolio is an online portfolio 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.