SVQ in Social Services Children & Young People (Childcare) at SCQF 7


This SVQ is suitable for: Individuals who are currently in employment in early years settings. Such as: Nursery, Schools, playgroup, day care, wrap around care or childminders. It is a requirement by the SSSC that everyone employed in this capacity should be working towards achievement of this qualification to enable conditions of registration to be met. This award will enable a registration at Practitioner level. As the SVQ is a competency based qualification the following applies: • You will be allocated an assessor and you will work together to build a portfolio of evidence to show you are competent within the work role. • The assessor will visit you at your workplace on a regular basis. • The visits will include conducting assessments, planning future assessments, advising on portfolio development and supporting you as required.




12 months



Entry Requirements

You must be currently working/placement in an early years setting.


Assessments will be ongoing with an Assessor coming out to the workplace to carry out practical observations. The evidence will be gathered using an online portfolio.

Additional funding information

SAAS Part-time Fee Grant, Fee waiver or Apprenticeship funding available, please contact Alison McEwen (Workbase Learning Coordinator) by phoning 01387 734081 or email to discuss funding eligibility and to apply. Find out more about Modern Apprenticeship opportunities.