SVQ Level 3 Healthcare Support (Clinical)

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 course is made up of eight units, three of which are mandatory: Promote effective communication in a healthcare environment; Maintain health and security practices within a health setting; Reflect on and develop your practice. Five further units must be chosen from a number of optional units.

Entry Requirements

Applicants must be in employment as a support worker or equivalent in a healthcare service for a minimum of 16 hours per week with a minimum of 6 months' experience. Applicants must have a sound understanding of legislation, guidance and frameworks, policies and procedures applicable to the work setting. Selection 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

    Health & Social Care

  • 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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