Social Services and Healthcare SVQ4 (SCQF Level 9) Open

This Social Services and Healthcare SVQ4 (SCQF Level 9) qualification is delivered using Learning Assistant’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
£2025 (see funding options below)


Part Time Fee Grant Funding: (maximum grant awarded is currently £823, course fee £1202 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
  • 3 – 4 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.