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FA SOCIAL SERVICES: CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE: SCQF 6

Qualification Qualifications Explained
NPA
Study Mode
Part Time
Duration

1 Academic Year -  2 days p/w

Start date
Aug 2023
Campus
Easterhouse
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Course overview

Children and Young People is for pupils in S6. Students will develop an understanding of how children develop and learn, play and child protection. Students will also complete part of the SVQ in Social Services (Children and Young People) for which they will undertake a work placement

What you will learn

National Progression Award in Social Services (Children and Young People)

  • Safeguarding of Children and Young People
  • Play for Children and Young People • Communication with Children and Young People
  • Development of Children and Young People
  • Promote the Wellbeing and Safety of Children and Young People SVQ in Social Services (Children and Young People) (Part of) • Support Effective Communication
  • Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals
  • Develop your own knowledge and practice
  • Support the safeguarding of children

Entry requirements

Candidates intending to leave school at the end of S6 with minimum of one or more Highers incl. English and Nat 5’s. Essential criteria as follows:

  • Achieved or working towards Higher English (A-C) by end of S6
  • Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) check required

Future prospects

  • Modern Apprenticeship in Social Services - Children and Young People
  • HNC/D in Childhood Practice
  • University