The SVQ 4 in Health and Social Care (Adults) is mandatory for those people who are employed in senior and/or management positions within the adult care sector. It is a requirement of Scottish Social Servicies Council that people involved in adult care at a senior level have achieved, or are working towards, this qualification.
This qualification will be suitable for those people who work at management level in the adult care sector.
Mandatory subjects include:
You will also study four optional units.
Part-time: 18 months
Most full-time students will have their fees paid.
Students on part-time courses may also be eligible to have their course fees waived.
External scholarships and financial support may be available. Contact the relevant university partner college for more information.
This Level 4 qualification meets SSSC registration requirements for managers.
Following successful completion of the SVQ you may wish to consider applying to one of the UHI degree programmes, e.g. BA (Hons) Health Studies
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International applicants should apply using the UHI International application form. Please download and print the form, complete and return using the address indicated. More information is available for international applicants at our international student page
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