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Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

Course Type:
Type 4 - Certified Courses (including Foundation Apprenticeships)

Services and Health

Age Group:
S4, S5, S6


Start/End Dates:
Available between 6th Sep - 31st Dec 2021

Timetable Availability:
Mondays/Tuesdays/Wednesdays/Thursdays/Fridays (AM only)

Number of Sessions:

50 minutes


Repetition Frequency:

Max Capacity:
Minimum 6 - Maximum 15

What's the qualification?
Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services (Children and Young People), which is the same level of learning as SQA Higher level (SCQF level 6) and includes industry-standard, employer recognised qualifications, core skills and work experience:

  • A National Progression Award (NPA) in Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF level 6
  • Core units of an SVQ in Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF level 6
  • A work placement

What will I learn? The National Progression Award, incorporates SQA Units at SCQF6 in:

  • Safeguarding of Children and Young People
  • Play for Children and Young People
  • Communication with Children and Young People
  • Development of Children and Young People
  • Promote the Wellbeing and Safety of Children and Young People

Candidates can achieve industry-standard SVQ Units (SCQF6) in the workplace while on placement:

  • Support effective communication
  • Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals
  • Develop your own knowledge and practice
  • Support the safeguarding of children

A Foundation Apprenticeship also help develop core skills valued by employers, particularly:

  • Communication
  • Problem solving
  • Working with others
  • Time management

Additional Requirements:
This course does have a work experience element.

Other Info:
Not at this time.

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