SVQ/MA Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 9

Work based qualification which can be completed by those working in a range of adult care services. The qualification allows you to demonstrate competence, skills, knowledge and abilities required to carry out your role. 

On completion, the qualification can be used to register with the SSSC. 

4 Mandatory Units:

  • Maintain Effective Communication systems and practices
  • Lead practice for Health & Safety in the work setting
  • Take responsibility for the continuing professional development of yourself and others
  • Lead practice that promotes the safeguarding of individuals

4 Optional units

Career Skills to value of 15 credits

Funding options available - please call to discuss.


  • Successful Interview
  • The job role should be suitable to the level of SVQ undertaken. 
  • Candidates should be working as a Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader and have responsibility for managing other staff.
  • Candidates should be employed and have their employers approval and support and have a minimum of 6 months experience in a care setting
  • Candidates should be working a minimum of 16 hours per week.

SCQF Level

Level 9