SVQ 3 Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF 7


Aims - To obtain a formal qualification.
          To meet requirement of the SSSC to enable conditions of registration to be met.

Relevant to staff working within the health and social care sector for children and young people in a practitioner role.

Course code





12 months



Entry Requirements

You must be currently working in residential/daycare for children and young people.

Course Content

To achieve the SVQ level 3, candidates are required to complete eight units. Four core units plus four optional Units
The 4 core units include -
- Promote effective communication
- Promote the health and safety of yourself and individuals
- Develop your practice through reflection and learning 
- Promote the safeguarding of children and young people

The 4 optional units are chosen from a list applicable to the support the candidate carries out.
Examples of these units may include -
- Care Planning
- Medication
- Promote positive behaviour
- Support young people to manage aspects of their lives
- Support young people to develop a positive identity

You will be allocated an assessor who will support you to build a portfolio of evidence to show your competence. 
The assessor will support you to generate evidence based on the actual work you are carrying out.
The assessor will also carry out observations of the support you provide.

Additional funding information

Funding available -
SAAS (Part Time Fee Grant)
Modern Apprenticeship funding  Find out more about Modern Apprenticeship opportunities.

Course Contact Details

Email -
Call - 07770307818