Social Services and Healthcare SVQ2

What is special about this course?

Workplace assessments allow candidates to gain recognition for experience and workplace practice. Candidates develop a portfolio of evidence which enables them to match their skills and knowledge to nationally agreed standards for care.


Entry requirements

Applicants must be working in a care setting. This course is not suitable for school leavers.

Subjects may include:

  • promote, monitor and maintain health and safety
  • reflect and develop your practice
  • promote effective communication
  • promote choice, well-being and protection of all individuals


How will I study my course?

  • Flexible
  • Work based

How long will my course last?

18 Months

How will I be assessed?

Continuous assessment takes place in the workplace.

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date

Flexible start dates throughout the year

How much will my course cost?

For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.

What can I do on completion of my course?

  • SVQ 3 Social Services and Healthcare
  • Enhanced career prospects
  • Meet Scottish Social Services Council requirements for registration
  • Progression to HNC Social Care may be possible
  • Progression to SVQ Level 3 Social Service (Children and Young People)

Is there more information available online?

You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.

Apply for Social Services and Healthcare SVQ2

I want to start in 2017/18
I want to start in 2018/19

We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at Inverness College UHI. Inverness College operates a fair and open admissions system committed to equality of opportunity and non-discrimination. We consider all applications on merit and on the basis of ability to achieve, without discrimination on grounds of age, disability, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity status, race, religion and/or belief, sex, sexual orientation or socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.

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