What people say
Doing this award has taught me to think about my work practice and understand the theory behind my job. I enjoyed my time doing my SVQ.
Thank you to ARC Scotland for putting me through this award.
I feel more equipped in my role and have a lot more knowledge. My experience was positive and felt ARC were very professional.
“I have managed to encourage and support a service user to go on a bus independently which has totally changed their life for the better. Most rewarding part of my career so far.”
I have worked with Debbie and her team over the past year., their professional yet approachable and flexible manner has made it easy to establish a good working relatinship very quickly. Our SVQ candidates are making go…Caroline King, Operations Manager, Learning and DevelopmentCarr Gomm
I appreciate all the help I received from ARC, for their patience and guidance to get me through my award. Thank you.
The Getting Started induction program is: “a practical, well organised and straight forward format” “challenges us to think about what we do and why, and how we apply our knowledge”
My assessor should be given great praise as I was very reluctant to do this award as education was not something I enjoyed. His constant help, skills and obvious talent and love of what he does has earned him my and ev…
“Having knowledge of the Legislation and Law, I recognised an adult at risk and contacted Social Work to get a care package in place and telecare improving his life. Because I know what I am talking about now I am not …
Person Centred Planning – Excellent course and delivery. Trainer is very easy to understand and made the content very enjoyable. Trainer has infectious enthusiasm.
My assessor was very supportive and I strongly appreciate everything she helped me with. I never felt under stress, she made it an enjoyable experience.
Medication Training – I thoroughly enjoyed this course as Trainer made it FUN!! I would look forward to any training with him in the future. I really learned from this course today, thanks to Trainer.
The course ‘Handling Medication in Social Care settings’ was very interesting, beneficial and thorough. It was one of the best courses I have been on.
Assessor very helpful, patient and professional. Clear explanation of what was required.
Medication Training – This was a most explicit and easy followed course. The delivery was excellent. After being on many courses this has to be most informative but enjoyable time I have spent on a course Trainer w…
We have been delighted with the flexible and responsive support offered by Debbie and her team to our SVQ candidates and to our organisation. By tailoring the support to each individual candidate we have been really plea…Steve CoulsonThistle Foundation
I could not have asked for a better tutor. He really made me think about the components of the course and I feel that I have really achieved a very worthwhile qualification thanks to him. It has been a pleasure to wo…
I enjoyed working with my assessor, I found her approachable and very supportive. She encouraged me through my low points and the times I felt overwhelmed with work, which was often! I liked that she was always posit…
I was impressed by the style of training. The lecturer was easy to understand.
Medication Training – I have learned a lot today, this has increased my knowledge and given me a better awareness of the accountability that I have in my job. Most enjoyable.
Medication Training – I found the training very informative and learned a lot from this. Enjoyed the powerpoint and was very well presented.
Thank you for supporting me in achieving this award.
The support from ARC Scotland was very good – thank you.
Personal Care Training – Excellently delivered training, punctuated with relevant stories that helped me to absorb the content. Trainer made this fun which kept my attention.
A very rewarding experience which made me want to learn more. Assessor was excellent, explained everything clearly in easy to understand terms when some questions appeard complicated. Doing my award has made me much …
Welcome to ARC Scotland Training
ARC Scotland works in partnership with social care organisations across Scotland to support people to have richer, fuller lives. We are a charity driven by our belief that everyone is unique and can make a valuable contribution to society.
We are committed to improving people's lives by providing training that puts our values into practice.
We enjoy positive relations with SQA and have excellent quality assurance reports. Our most recent report has a rating of "Significant Strengths".READ MORE
Funding options for employers and employees. ILA accounts, Student Awards, Skills Development and Scottish Government funding.READ MORE
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ARC Scotland offer a variety of SVQ Social Services and Healthcare, Learning and Development, Management and Leadership awards.READ MORE
ARC Scotland design and deliver training and learning programmes to support workers across the sector from managers to support staff.READ MORE
Our most popular and successful course expels more myths and changes more behaviour than any other.READ MORE
ARC Scotland requires Freelance SVQ Assessors (Aberdeen, Dundee, Forfar, Angus, Perth areas) to join our expanding training and assessment team. The successful applicants will work with candidates undertaking SVQ awards in Social Services and Healthcare at levels 2, 3 and 4.
Now closed for applications. The Training Manager will be responsible for the continued strategic and operational development of our training enterprise.
Now is the time to think about your SVQ requirements for this year. Contact our training team to find out how to get started.