SVQ2 HEALTH AND SOCIAL SERVICES
This course is aimed at individuals who wish to work in the care sector and gain an employment based award. This award can be registered with the SSSC.
This is a full-time course (3 days per week) it can also be studied on a part time basis.
**Please Note: When completing your personal statement please follow the guidelines closely
What you need to qualify for entry...
- Applications should have a minimum of 2 National 5 passes including English / communications.
- Candidates with no formal qualifications are also invited to apply and will be assessed at interview.
- Applicants must demonstrate the personal values and qualities that are suited to Care work.
- Previous experience in working in Care may be an advantage.
Candidates with no formal qualifications are also invited to apply as you will be assessed through the recruitment process by your personal statement
Please note that all successful applicants will be required to complete an application to join the PVG scheme.
Applicants will be assessed through their personal statement as part of the recruitment process
You need to provide a comprehensive personal statement with your application which MUST include the following:
- Why you wish to study the SVQ2 Social services and health care
- Describe a time where you have used effective communication
- What is your understanding of equality, diversity, and rights?
- What would you do as a care worker if you witnessed a service user being discriminated by a colleague?
Subjects covered will include:
- First aid
- Moving and handling
- Health and safety
- Health, safety and protection
- Communication within a care environment
- Core skills such as Communications, ICT and Numeracy.
Candidates will be assessed using essays, class-based exams and presentations and work based assessments.
This can either be a full time or part time programme.
Full time is over 1 academic year with part time normally over 2 years.
August - June
Employment within the care field
If candidates have other qualifications, such as higher communications, possible progression to HNC may be permitted