New qualifications launched

Launch of new Scottish Vocational Qualifications in Social Services and Healthcare and Social Services (Children and Young People) In November the new Scottish Qualifications Authority ... Continue Reading →

NOS Navigator updated

Since its launch five years ago, NOS Navigator has been a very popular tool for SVQ candidates, their assessors and line managers, helping them find the units best suited to their job ... Continue Reading →

SVQs social service workers are undertaking

Did you know: between 2008 and 2011 the number of people registering to undertake a SVQ in Health and Social Care (HSC) or Children’s Care Learning and Development (CCLD) dropped ... Continue Reading →

Go for it – gaining qualifications

Are you or will you have to gain a qualification to meet your SSSC registration? Debbie Barclay, an Assistant Play Worker at the Out of School Care Service in Inverclyde tells us about ... Continue Reading →

From Ardnamurchan to Ullapool

It became compulsory for managers in school care accommodation services to register with the SSSC from November 2012. We spoke to Rachel Beaton, residence officer in Highland Council ... Continue Reading →

Modern apprenticeship

Winner of the Service Apprentice of the Year at the Scottish Modern  Apprenticeships Awards 2011, Charmaine Hogg tells us about her experience of working in child care and the difference ... Continue Reading →