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This level 4 award is required by managers of care settings as a second qualification for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council, or for Managers who do not already possess a health and social care qualification. This includes care settings such as care homes, residential care or care at home services for children and young people.
You will achieve a nationally recognised qualification You will become more aware of, and have the opportunity to enhance, you own management skills The award is a requirement for SSSC registration for managers and those working in care management with children and young people
Mandatory subjects include:
You will also study four optional units.
For information on costs of this course please contact the college at which you wish to study.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
The SVQ will be studied by students as part of ongoing continuing professional development (CPD) requirements for managers.
You can use the above QR code to connect directly to the course details.
International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
We are delighted that you are thinking about studying at the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI). UHI 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 gender, age, disability, ethnicity and socio-economic background. We welcome applications from all prospective students and aim to provide appropriate and efficient services to students with disabilities.