MA Social Services Children and Young People at SCQF Level 7
Individuals must be in continuous employment in a Children and Young people setting for a minimum of 16 hours per week (paid or voluntary) with a minimum of 3 months' experience. They must have a sound understanding of current guidance and frameworks, legislation, policies and procedures applicable to the work setting.
Selection for the course will be by interview.
This is a work-based qualification and all evidence produced must be in relation to the individual's job role and responsibility. The award is made up of 8 units(4 mandatory and 4 optional).
The mandatory units are as follows:
Support effective communication
Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals
Support the safeguarding of children
Develop your own knowledge and practice
In addition to the above, 4 further units must be chosen from a number of options.