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Health and Social Care SVQ and Professional Training

Edinburgh College serves professionals looking for qualifications to progress within their chosen career. We have a range of SVQ, PDA and NPA courses in areas such as counselling, social services, leadership and management, supervision and practical skills.

Our training can be delivered on-campus, at your workplace or virtually via Microsoft Teams or Zoom.

Training options

We offer a range of professional qualifications to meet registration requirements and enable support workers, practitioners and managers to progress in their chosen careers. We also offer continuous professional learning opportunities to refresh knowledge and build skills.

Our courses can be delivered on campus, at your workplace or virtually via MS Teams or online open learning packages.

SVQ qualifications

Many of our courses are designed to meet the registration requirements of the Scottish Social Services Council.

The SVQ courses we currently deliver in Health & Social Care are:

  • SVQ 2 Health & Social Care SCQF Level 6 -This qualification is suitable for people who are support workers in care home services who wish to obtain a formal qualification.
  • SVQ 3 Social Services & Healthcare SCQF Level 7 - This qualification is suitable for people who are employed in the health and social care sector in a supervisory role
  • SVQ 4 Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 9 - This qualification is suitable for people who are employed in the health and social care sector in a senior and/or management role.
  • SVQ Services Leadership and Management SCQF 10 - This qualification is suitable for those people who have a management role in a care service.

Bespoke Professional Training

Edinburgh College serves professionals looking for qualifications to progress within their chosen career but we also offer customised training programmes tailored specifically to your business requirements.

Customised Learning includes:

  • Digital Skills for the Health Sector
  • First Aid Training
  • A range of Mental Health courses
  • Workplace Mentoring in the Care Sector
  • Report Writing and Communications Skills in Healthcare
  • Stoma Care Awareness
  • Medical Terminology courses

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For further information on any SVQ courses or bespoke learning please complete the enquire now form.

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For bespoke training please contact us:

CommercialUK@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

0131 297 9000

For scheduled training view our Health Professions and Social Services courses.