What qualifications will pupils achieve?
On successful completion, pupils will achieve a National Progression Award in Social Services (Children and Young People) at SCQF Level 6 (5 units)
Pupils will attend a Forth Valley College Campus (Alloa or Falkirk) for 5 hours per week (2 half days) from August to February and then they will attend the College for 2.5 hours per week (one half day) for the rest of the year. Pupils will also attend a work placement in a relevant setting for another 3 hours per week from February until June.
(Please note that this course continues throughout periods of study leave from school and it is very important that pupils attend during these periods, except on exam days).
This course is made up of 5 units:
Development of Children and Young People
Play for Children and Young People
Safeguarding of Children and Young People
Promote the Wellbeing and Safety of Children and Young People
Communication with Children and Young People