Social Services and Healthcare Technical
If you're in a senior position, or want to progress to one, this apprenticeship could be right for you. You will study for a qualification at SCQF Level 9 in Social Services and Healthcare. Earning this will allow you to work in supervisory and management roles in a range of adult and young people services.
It’s suitable for employees in the private sector, a local authority, the third sector or the NHS.
You'll gain a Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 9.
Your qualification includes:
specialised SVQ modules and units of transferable career skills
a range of work experience in a relevant job role that develops your abilities in a practical
Social Services and Healthcare at SCQF Level 9
Depending on the units that you choose, you will learn how to:
lead and manage the provision of care services
promote education, leisure and housing opportunities for people
develop programmes of support for carers and families
promote your organisation and its services to stakeholders
help shape organisational policy and practice
manage the recruitment and placement of volunteers and workers
You will also develop a range of practical career skills that will develop your employability further. These skills include:
team management and leadershi
performance review and improvement
equality of opportunity training
health and safety training
employee recruitment processes
These skills suit a vast range of industries that complement social services including hospitality, healthcare and education.
There are many opportunities for career progression upon completion of this Technical Apprenticeship in Social Services and Healthcare. You can begin further study courses or join the social services workforce straight away.
Further education: Develop your knowledge to work in high-level senior roles. The SVQ in Leadership and Management for Care Services is ideal for this type of career progression.
Straight to work: Use your qualification in social services to secure employment immediately. After completing the apprenticeship, you could work as a supervisor or manager in many areas within the sector. For example, supporting individuals and staff in care homes, day centres or community settings.
A Modern Apprenticeship at SCQF Level 7 in Social Services and Healthcare can qualify you for this course. Or, you can obtain the necessary practical experience by undertaking a work placement in social services before applying for the course.
How does it work?
You’ll learn in a real-world environment and earn a wage. You’ll also study with a college or another learning provider.
How long will it take?
This Technical Apprenticeship will take between 12 and 24 months to complete.
How to apply
Use the 'Find vacancies near you' search at the end of this page to look for vacancies, then you can apply online.
You'll apply on Apprenticeships.scot or the company’s own website – there are details on the vacancy advert.