This qualification is for practioners working in early years settings and residential/daycare for children and young people. It is a requirement by the SSSC that everyone employed in this capacity should be working towards achievement of this qualification.
The SVQ 3 has been designed in partnership with the Sector Skills Council, Skills for Care and Development to ensure relevance to the sector and is recognised by the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) as a qualification appropriate for all practitioners in early education settings and residential/daycare for children and young people. This qualification is delivered using an on-line portfolio.
Candidates might choose to progress to level 4 on completion of this award.