SVQ


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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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Five-year plan: I will continue with level four of the SVQ in January.
A Level 2 SVQ qualification is required or training will be given to suitable candidates.
You might work towards appropriate certificates such as City & Guild in Electronics Servicing (2240), SQA National Certificate modules or NVQ/ SVQ Engineering Assembly Level 3.
Some authorities will accept any nationally recognised qualification; others insist on an NVQ/ SVQ.
I did my training at the Banbury Centre and it took me a year to achieve my SVQ Level 2.
Some employers may ask for a BTEC or SVQ, as well as experience of working within the healthcare sector, whether paid work or voluntary.
Jennifer spent one day a week at Stow College studying for her NC and then her SVQ in pharmacy.
Benefits include competitive rates of pay and free SVQ training.
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).
You may be able to move on to SVQ Level 3 and 4 courses in Health and Social Care.
The greenkeeping course allows young people to study for SVQ qualifications before moving on to a Modern Apprenticeship (MA) certificates.
Aberdeenshire Council have 16 places at SVQ Level 2 on the Social Services and Healthcare course and are inviting applications from people caring for a relative, friend, or neighbour.