SVQs we offer

ARC Scotland offer SVQs in Social Services and Healthcare, Learning and Development, Management and Leadership awards at levels 2, 3 and 4. We also offer single or packages of SVQ units for continuing professional development (CPD) and for workers who may not need or wish to undertake a full SVQ award. See below for more details.

SQA Approved CentreWe enjoy positive relations with the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) and have excellent quality assurance reports from them. Our most recent report has a rating of “Significant Strengths”.

Single SVQ units

Units from any of our listed SVQ awards

We offer single units from any of our listed SVQ awards, for example, Moving and Positioning, Administration of Medicine, Personal Care etc. Intended for workers at any level wishing to update Continuing Professional Development or to evidence competence in a new role. Please contact us for details and pricing.

Price: From £250

Download: SVQ Application form

SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 2

(Adults) Suitable for candidates who are involved in very practical hands-on care tasks
SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 2

Suitable for candidates who are involved in very practical hands-on care and/or support tasks and are usually fully supervised in their day to day work, for example within a residential or day centre setting.

SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 2

(Children & Young People) Suitable for candidates who are involved in very practical hands-on care tasks

Suitable for candidates who are involved in very practical hands-on care and/or support tasks and are usually fully supervised in their day to day work, for example within a residential or day centre setting.

 

SVQ Learning and Development Level 3

Suitable for people working within training or learning development roles
SVQ Learning and Development Level 3

Learning and Development SVQ’s are suitable for people working within training or learning development roles, with individuals or groups of learners. These awards require candidates to demonstrate competence in developing, planning, designing and delivery of training and learning programmes, and assessment and evaluation skills in learning and development contexts.

Level 3 is suitable for trainers, facilitators, mentors, tutors, coaches, instructors or anyone with a training responsibility in addition to their main job. Level 3 candidates are expected to have responsibility for planning, delivering and evaluating training.

Entry is at the discretion of the assessment centre. As these are work-based qualifications, candidates must be working in a training role to ensure they are able to generate the required work-based evidence.

SQA details: Learning and Development SVQs

Price: £1,515

Download: SVQ Application form

SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 3

(Adults) Suitable for candidates who have some experience and are able to work without direct supervision
SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 3

(Adults) Suitable for candidates who have some experience and are able to work without direct supervision.

This level is for candidates who have some autonomy and work unsupervised for some of their day to day activities. For example housing support, care at home services, key worker roles.

SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 3

(Children & Young People) Suitable for candidates who already have some experience, are able to work without direct supervision and to take some responsibility for Care Planning
SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 3

(Children & Young People) Suitable for candidates who would be expected to already have some experience and be able to work without direct supervision, and to take some responsibility for Care Planning for and with individuals receiving care.

SVQ Learning and Development Level 4

Suitable for people working in training or learning development roles
SVQ Learning and Development Level 4

Learning and Development SVQ’s are suitable for people working within training or learning development roles, with individuals or groups of learners. These awards require candidates to demonstrate competence in developing, planning, designing and delivery of training and learning programmes, and assessment and evaluation skills in learning and development contexts.

Level 4 is aimed at senior trainers, or training co-ordinators/managers who plan, deliver and evaluate programmes and/or have some management responsibility for others. Level 4 candidates would be expected to have responsibility for developing and implementing training programmes, and some management of trainers.

Entry is at the discretion of the assessment centre. As these are work-based qualifications, candidates must be working in a training role to ensure they are able to generate the required work-based evidence.

 

SQA details: Learning and Development SVQs

Price: £1,650

Download: SVQ Application form

SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 4

(Adults) Suitable for candidates working in posts with management and/or supervisory responsibilities
SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 4

Suitable for candidates who are working in posts with management and/or supervisory responsibilities. For example, supervisors, team leaders, managers.

SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 4

(Children & Young People) Suitable for candidates who are expected to be working in posts with management and/or supervisory responsibilities
SVQ Social Services and Healthcare Level 4

(Children & Young People) Suitable for candidates who are expected to be working in posts with management and/or supervisory responsibilities.

SVQ Care Services Leadership and Management Level 4

Suitable for candidates working in posts with management and/or supervisory responsibilities
SVQ Care Services Leadership and Management Level 4

Suitable for candidates working in posts with management and/or supervisory responsibilities.