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Health and Social Care SVQ 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 can support your organisation with the delivery of social services SVQs to ensure you meet the requirements set by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC). We can build a package to support you over the coming years to ensure you meet these requirements effectively whilst maintaining the quality of learning.

Our SVQ delivery is flexible to meet the needs of your staff whether it be a nightshift observation or an evening induction. We can accommodate large groups across multiple locations and you will be designated an Account Manager who will be your main link to Edinburgh College.

Childhood Practice

Our Childhood Practice courses are for people interested in developing their career options in early education childcare or playwork sectors.
Edinburgh College can support your organisation with the delivery of social services SVQs to ensure you meet the requirements set by the SSSC. We can build a package to support you over the coming years to ensure you meet these requirements effectively whilst maintaining the quality of learning.

Our SVQ delivery is flexible to meet the needs of your staff whether it be a nightshift observation or an evening induction. We can accommodate large groups across multiple locations and you will be designated an account manager who will be your main link to Edinburgh College.

Bespoke training

Although we provide courses with pre-determined content and start and end dates, we can also create customised training programmes tailored specifically to your business requirements.

If you are interested please fill in the bespoke training enquiry form, or if you would like to discuss these training options please contact us.

Customised Training includes:

  • Manual Handling
  • First Aid
  • Elementary Food Hygiene (REHIS)
  • Intermediate Food Hygiene (REHIS)
  • Allergy Awareness: Joint Award with REHIS
  • Mental Health Training
  • Mental Health Workshops
  • Basic IT Skills
  • Health and Safety (IOSH

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Health and Social Care Training at Edinburgh College

Childhood Practice & SVQ Provision

Childhood Practice HNC (evening)

The part-time evening HNC Childhood Practice is for applicants interested in a career in the early education, childcare ...

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Campus
Granton Campus
Midlothian Campus

Qualification
SCQF 7

Study mode
Evening

Duration
41 weeks

Childhood Practice & SVQ Provision

Childhood Practice PDA Level 8

PDA Level 8 Childhood Practice is an evening course designed for people already working in the early education, childcar...

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Campus
Granton Campus
Midlothian Campus

Qualification
SCQF 8

Study mode
Evening

Duration
41 weeks

Childhood Practice & SVQ Provision

Childhood Practice PDA SCQF Level 9

The PDA Level 9 Childhood Practice is an industry-recognised qualification designed for lead practitioners and managers ...

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Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification
SCQF 9

Study mode
Evening

Duration
52 weeks

Childhood Practice & SVQ Provision

Education Support Assistance PDA (for Classroom Assistants)

Education Support Assistants are generally employed in schools to support the work of class teachers in learning activit...

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Campus
Sighthill Campus

Qualification
SCQF 6

Study mode
Full time

Duration
41 weeks

FWDF HPB

Funded Employer Training

Your organisation may be entitled to funded training through the Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF).

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For bespoke training please contact us:

enterprise@edinburghcollege.ac.uk

0131 297 9000

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