Social Services (Children and Young People) SVQ3

What is special about this course?

This course is a flexible work-based course aiming to develop knowledge, understanding and skills in early years and childcare settings.


Entry requirements

Candidates must be working with children between 0 and 16 on a regular basis. This course is not appropriate for school leavers.


Candidates will study a variety of units which cover the holistic needs of children from birth to teenage years.

How will I study my course?

  • Work based
  • Online

Online and face-to-face

How long will my course last?

12-18 months

How will I be assessed?

Direct observation of practice in your own workplace, and written evidence of knowledge and understanding. 

Where can I study my course?

  • Inverness Campus

Start date

January and April

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?

  • BA Child and Youth Studies

Is there more information available online?

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

Apply for Social Services (Children and Young People) SVQ3

I want to start in 2017/18

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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