Social Services and Healthcare SVQ2 (Modern Apprenticeship) SCQF Level 6

What is special about this course?

Care sector apprenticeships provide opportunities to enhance employees' technical skills and underpinning knowledge.

This is a work-based qualification allowing you to gain recognition for the experience and skills you have gained in the workplace.

You will develop a portfoliio of evidence which matches your skills and knowledge against nationally agreeds standards for care.

It will develop core and essential skills, such as communication, as well as the specific vocational competencies needed in the workplace such as promoting, monitoring and maintaining health and safety.

Entry requirements

Applicants must be working in a care setting.

This course is not suitable for school leavers.

Access is provided to our fully equipped facility at the Inverness College UHI campus and is complimentary to training conducted in the workplace. The qualification is delivered in partnership with the employer, student and the training provider.

Registration and certification of the qualification is through the awarding body SSSC. The care sector programmes are delivered in partnership with the student, employer and training provider. They comprise of a SVQ qualification and Core Skills.

How will I study my course?

  • Work based


How long will my course last?

18-24 Months

Where can I study my course?

    • Work Based

Start date

Rolling start


For the latest information on fees please see our fees policy.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • Enhanced career prospects.
  • Meet SSSC requirements for registration.
  • Progression to Social Services and Healthcare Modern Apprenticeship SCQF Level 7.

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