Health and Social Care

Health and Social Care

Information for this subject is located in the SQA Care section of SQA's website. Please follow the link below to access it.

SQA Care is a team of SQA staff who are dedicated to serving the needs of the Social Care, Childcare, Healthcare and Community Justice sectors.

We also have responsibility to actively promote the uptake of HN/SVQs across all subject areas within NHS Scotland by providing a 'one stop shop' for NHS centres and NHS employees giving advice, guidance, encouragement and support.

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Qualifications in this area

HND/HNCs

SCQF
Level

SCQF
Credit

Qualification Title

7 96 HNC Social Care
7 96 HNC Allied Health Professions: Diagnostic Imaging
7 96 HNC Allied Health Professions: Physiotherapy Support
7 96 HNC Allied Health Professions: Radiotherapy 
7 96 HNC Allied Health Professions: Speech and Language Therapy Support 
7 96 HNC Health Care
7 96 HNC Occupational Therapy Support 
7 96 HNC Care and Administrative Practice
8 240 HND Care and Administrative Practice
8 240 HND Social Services

 

PDAs

SCQF
Level

SCQF
Credit

Qualification Title

6 16 PDA Telehealthcare
7 24 PDA Promoting Excellence in Dementia Skilled Practice 
7 16 PDA Health and Social Care Supervision
7 16 PDA Mental Health Peer Support
7 24 PDA Practice Learning
7 32 PDA Certificate in Supporting Individuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
7 36 PDA Domestic Abuse Advocacy
7 32 PDA Brief Interventions of Substance Misuse
7 36 PDA Promoting Positive Behaviour
7 52 PDA Podiatry
7 16 PDA Health and Social Care: Administration of Medication
7 24 PDA Children's Hearings in Scotland: Panel Members
7 32 PDA Developing Professional Practice in Health and Social Care
8 32 PDA Certificate in Managing the Support of Indivuals with Autistic Spectrum Disorders
8  49 PDA Commissioning, Procurement and Contracting for Care Services
8 24 PDA Health and Social Care: Personalisation in Practice
8 32 PDA Occupational Therapy Support
8 16 PDA Radiographic Imaging
9 64 PDA Leadership and Management for Care Services
9 48 PDA Practice Learning
10 64 PDA Practice Learning

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