Social Services Children & Young People (SSC&YP) SCQF Level 6

What are SVQs?SVQs are Scottish Vocational Qualifications. The SVQs in Social Services Children & Young People are work-based qualifications that can be achieved at three different levels to suit various job rolesWhy choose Borders College?We offer great support and have excellent candidate success levels. We consistently receive positive feedback about our quality from candidates, employers and SQA

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Who are they for?Those employed in the Childcare sector e.g. Play-workers, Nursery Practitioners and Childminders. SSCYP SVQs are the recommended qualifications for workers having to register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC)SVQ 2 @ SCQF level 6 is mostly suited to Support Workers and AssistantsSVQ 2 consists of 6 units. Candidates can opt for an e-portfolio or a paper version


Where do they take place?At your workplace, your Borders College Assessor will guide you every step of the way, visiting regularly and providing personalised tutoring and support. College premises in Borders & Edinburgh and other venues are often used for meeting up, or to access computer and library facilitiesWhen are the start dates?Start dates are all year round! We work with people individually, so start dates are negotiable. Depending upon the level, courses last from 7 months


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Entry requirements

Candidates must be employed and working in a suitable environment to be able to provide evidence of their competence in the workplace


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