SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 9

Langside Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date
Various start dates
Qualification Type
Course Type
2 years

This SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 9 course is ideal if you are working in social services or healthcare and are involved in a broad range of complex, technical or professional work activities. Your current job will be performed in a wide variety of contexts and with a substantial degree of personal responsibility and autonomy. You will often be responsible for the work of others and for allocating resources. Your job title may be Assistant Manager, Depute Manager or Manager.

You will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence to demonstrate your understanding of theory, principles and practices.

What will I learn?

  • Maintain Effective Communication Systems and Practices
  • Promote Health, Safety and Security
  • Lead Practice that Promotes the Safeguarding of Individuals
  • Develop Your Own Knowledge and Practice through Reflection and Learning
  • Four optional units to be selected.

There will be on-site assessment and you will be required to compile a portfolio of evidence.

This course is available with flexible start dates.

You may be eligible to apply for a part-time fee grant from Students Award Agency Scotland .

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • You must be employed within a residential, day, home care or healthcare setting to enrol on this course.
  • You must be in employment within Social Services, Social Care or Healthcare at senior level
  • Your current job role must include a range of complex, primarily non routine tasks for which the candidate has considerable responsibility and autonomy

Entry requirement equivalency table

Jobs and further study

  • The course may provide evidence or underpinning knowledge for further leadership and management qualifications
  • Candidates will be able to register with the Scottish Social Services Council as a lead practitioner/Manager and must be in employment in a leadership or management role.

Making an application

For courses starting in August, you can make up to two applications.

Applications are made to a course and a first choice of campus. If the course is oversubscribed at your first choice you will be automatically considered for alternative sites and may be made an offer without a further application.

More questions? Contact us about this course

0141 272 3770