SVQ Level 2 Social Services (Children and Young People)

Course Content

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 six units, four of which are mandatory. Mandatory units: 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, two further units must be chosen from a number of options.

Entry Requirements

Applicants 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.

Method of Assessment

Reflective reports and observations within an e-portfolio.

Future Prospects

Recognised by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) for registration requirements.

Course Overview
  • Study Type

    Work-based/Flexible Learning

  • Campus

    Off Site

  • Start Date


  • SCQF Level


  • Duration


  • Subject Area

    Children & Young People

  • Course Fee


  • All course fees are reviewed annually, and subject to change. Published fees apply to the courses mode of delivery.
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