Foundation Apprenticeship SVQ Social Services: Children & Young People
SCQF Level 6 (same level of learning as a Higher) (Course starts in S5 and completes S6)
The Foundation Apprenticeship course is designed to allow you to combine your school learning, with college learning and work experience. Your Foundation Apprenticeship will be studied alongside your other school subjects and will give you the experience you need to kick start a career with children and young people .
Year 1: 1 day a week
Year 2: 1 day a week on placement and 3 hours a week in College
You should be qualified in or working towards SCQF Level 6 qualifications
You’ll be required to complete a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme record.
On completion you’ll be eligible for entry to NC Childcare & Development or HNC Childhood Practice
You’ll be able to apply for employment or Modern Apprenticeship opportunities in early year establishments.
You’ll cover a range of child based modules including delivering a Bookbug session to gain confidence in delivering a reading session for children, Childsmile training to develop an awareness of the importance of oral health and Paediatric first aid training where you’ll be awarded a College certificate.
There will also be mandatory units:
Year 1: 4 Four Mandatory credits
• Develop and promote the well being of children & young people
Year 2: will consist of four mandatory & two optional credits which support working with children & young people
Mandatory options are:
• Support effective communication
• Support the health & safety of yourself & individuals
• Develop & Support your own knowledge & practice
• Support the safeguarding of children
To apply for this course click the Senior Phase Application link