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SVQ

the Scottish equivalent of the NATIONAL VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATION (NVQ) found in England and Wales. See TRAINING.
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In 1998 the company set up its own training programme in association with the Scottish Meat Training Council, offering REHIS and SVQ approved courses as well as its own dedicated in-house training programme.
However I threw myself into the work and recently achieved my HNC and SVQ 3.
NVQ/ SVQ Level 4 is available as a management qualification.
'I did my training at the Banbury Centre and it took me a year to achieve my SVQ Level 2.
An SVQ awards presentation to employees who had taken part in a training programme was followed by karaoke.
Applicants are required to hold previous experience, as well as a Level 2 SVQ qualification and a PVG Disclosure check and references are essential.
Succesful applicants to the eight-month training programme will get pounds 750 a month plus paid holidays, travel expenses and the chance to get an HNC in Social Care and an SVQ in Health and Social Care (Level 3).
The salary is PS20,000 plus on-call allowance, and candidates should hold an SVQ in Health and Social Care, while a PDA in Supervision is desirable.
You could work towards City & Guilds Engineering Systems Maintenance (2140), Btec National Certificate in Engineering, SQA National Certificate modules or NVQ/ SVQ Level 3 in Engineering Maintenance.
The greenkeeping course allows young people to study for SVQ qualifications before moving on to a Modern Apprenticeship (MA) certificates.
Options in Scotland include SVQ Social Services and Healthcare, SVQ Healthcare Support and NC Health and Social Care.
Some authorities will accept any nationally recognised qualification; others insist on an NVQ/ SVQ. It is likely licensing regulations will spread to other parts of the country.