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Forestry - Emergency First Aid at Work + F

Remote First Aid

Course summary: Course objective Successful students attending this one-day Emergency First Aid at Work course will be able to offer emergency first aid in accordance with the Health & Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981. The training can be adapted to suit a particular audience and is ideal for lower risk businesses, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations.

Awarding organisation: Highfield Awarding Body for Compliance

Duration: 1 day

When or how: Short | Customised

Where: Scotland

from £129.99

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Social Services and Healthcare SVQ

UNIVERSITY OF THE HIGHLANDS AND ISLANDS

Course summary: 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.

Awarding organisation: University of the Highlands and Islands

Duration: 18 months

When or how: Part-time

Where: Scotland

SVQ Health and Social Care - Level 2

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

Course summary: Working with adults in health and social care settings provides a rewarding career path. This programme includes a Scottish Vocational Qualification at level 2, providing the qualification necessary for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

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SVQ Level 3 Diploma in Domestic Natural Gas

Fife College

Course summary: This 28 week intensive course is designed for anyone seeking to pursue a new career within the gas industry. Upon successful completion of all assessments, candidates will receive an SVQ Level 3 in Domestic Natural Gas Installation and Maintenance and will be qualified to work as a gas engineer on central heating and hot water systems.

Duration: 28 weeks

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

from £2,495.00

SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care

City of Glasgow College

Course summary: The SVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care course is aimed at those working in the health and social care sector. This is a work based qualification that meets the requirements of the Social Care Sector in line with registration and regulation of the Social Care workforce and current occupational standards.

Duration: Variable - to suit the learner

When or how: Customised

Where: Scotland (customised course that can be taught here)

from £1,100.00

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Higher Psychology

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: In this course learners will develop an understanding of the concepts, approaches, methods and applications underpinning the scientific discipline of Psychology. This includes psychological processes experienced by individuals and those experienced in social situations.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Part-time evening

Where: Scotland

from £460.00

Prepare to Care (Incorporated SVQ 2) SCQF Level 5

West College Scotland

Course summary: The Course Content: Study in this course includes two days per week in a care placement and the following subjects: Practical Care Skills, Health and Social Care SVQ 2 Care units, Health and Safety for Care, First Aid Awareness, ICT and Communications. Progression and Career Options: Progression into employment in the care sector i.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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SVQ Health and Social Care - Level 3 (Adults)

Forth Valley College of Further and Higher Education

Course summary: Working with adults in health and social care settings provides a rewarding career path. This programme includes A Scottish Vocational Qualification at level 3, providing the qualification necessary for registration with The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC).

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care

City of Glasgow College

Course summary: The SVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care course is aimed at those working in the health and social care sector. This is a work based qualification and meets the requirements of the Social Care Sector in line with registration and regulation of the Social Care workforce and current occupational standards.

Duration: Variable - to suit the learner

When or how: Customised

Where: Scotland (customised course that can be taught here)

from £1,600.00

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Certificate in Care at SCQF Level 4

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This course is designed to help students gain qualifications at SCQF level 4 to allow them to move on to higher level courses in care. The programme includes subjects designed to develop skills in Care as well as Essential Skills such as Communication, IT, Numeracy, Problem Solving and Working with Others.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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SVQ Level 2 Social Services & Healthcare

Fife College

Course summary: The course is aimed at Support Workers in a Health and Social Care setting, working under supervision and those who seek employment in this role. Both dedication and commitment are required for this programme which provides an excellent route into employment and career progression.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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Moving on to Care Studies

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This course is aimed at people wishing to pursue careers in Health Care, Social Care, Child Care or related professions, but may lack the formal qualifications to enter courses at a higher level. The objective of the course is to provide a broad foundation in core skills and care related subjects at SCQF level 4 which will allow students to progress to further study in this field.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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SVQ Level 3 Social Services (Children & Young People)s

Fife College

Course summary: Successful completion of the course will enable you to seek employment and register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) at practitioner level. Visit the Scottish Social Services Council website for more information about registration requirements.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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Preparation for a Career in Care

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This course is suitable for those who are considering a career or further study in care and want to develop your knowledge and skills. You will study a range of child care, health care and social care subjects at Intermediate 1 level as well as developing your communication, numeracy and IT skills.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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SVQ Level 2 Social Services (Children and Young People)

Fife College

Course summary: Successful completion of the course will enable you to seek employment and register with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) at Support Worker level. Visit the Scottish Social Services Council for more information about registration requirements.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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Certificate in Early Education and Childcare at SCQF Level 4

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This suitable for those who are interested in laying the foundations for a career working with children. Throughout this course we aim to make your experience informative and fun whilst developing your citizenship, employability and personal skills through teambuilding activities.

Awarding organisation: Scottish Qualifications Authority

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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Certificate in Early Education and Childcare at SCQF Level 5

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This course is for those who have an interest in childcare and may be returning to education or who have just left school and wish to continue their studies. Students who successfully complete the Certificate in Early Education and Childcare course at Intermediate 1 level (SCQF Level 4) are also welcome to apply.

Awarding organisation: Scottish Qualifications Authority

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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NC Early Education and Childcare

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This course is suitable for those who like the idea of working in a childhood practice environment. It aims to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to care for young children.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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Introduction to Health and Social Care Services

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This course is designed to develop a range of skills needed for future study or employment in care. The course covers a variety of practical subjects, care related subjects and project based work.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

Free
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Certificate in Health and Social Care at SCQF Level 4

Dundee and Angus College

Course summary: This is an ideal starting point for learners embarking on a career in care as it provides a basic knowledge and understanding of care skills and values required to work in either a health or social care setting. This course is an ideal starting point for those who have had no previous experience in a care setting.

Duration: 1 year

When or how: Full time

Where: Scotland

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Q&A with the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education (CACHE)

Rob Wye

Rob Wye

Council For Awards In Care, Health And Education

Tell us a bit about the aims of CACHE as an awarding organisation… We aim to improve the skills level and professional standards of the childcare, adult care, education and healthcare workforce and its allied disciplines. We also ensure our qualifications are cost effective to deliver, provide progression for learners, and value...more

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