SVQ Level 2 & 3

SVQ 2 & 3

 

SVQ Level 2

To achieve SVQ Level 2 candidates are required to complete 4 mandatory units plus 2 optional units. For registration purposes  the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) require the completion of all FOUR core units and TWO optional units.

Mandatory Units

  • Support effective communication.
  • Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals.
  • Develop your knowledge and practice.
  • Support the safeguarding of individuals.

The optional units range from support individuals to participate in recreational activities to maintain a safe and clean environment.

SVQ Level 3

To achieve SVQ Level 3 candidates are required to complete 4 mandatory units plus 4 optional units. For registration purposes the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) require the completion of all FOUR core units and FOUR optional units.

Mandatory Units

  • Promote effective communication
  • Promote health, safety and security in the work setting.
  • Develop your practice through reflection and learning.
  • Promote the safeguarding of individuals.

The optional units range from contribute to the planning process with individuals to support individuals, families and communities to commissioning their own services and support.

 

Duration

Level 2 – the course is run throughout the year with an estimated time of completion 6 – 9 months.

Level 3 – the course is run throughout the year with an estimated time to completion 9 – 12 months.

 

Entry

Must be in employment and working in a Health and Social Care role.