Archived Qualifications

New SVQs in Healthcare Support (Clinical and Non-Clinical) at levels 2 and 3 have been developed for support staff in the NHS and employees in the private health care sector. The SVQs cover the job roles and functions carried out by all the support workers in health care setting and have been designed in conjunction with Skills for Health — the sector skills council for health.

The new SVQs replace a suite of qualifications that were formerly used by healthcare support workers. The new qualification titles are:

The new SVQs in Healthcare Support replace the following qualifications which lapsed on 31 July 2011:

A leaflet has been produced which explains the new SVQs in Healthcare Support (Clinical and Non-clinical) levels 2 and 3.

Childcare

Qualification

Title

PDA Certificate in Early Education and Childcare

Health and Social Care

Qualification

Title

SVQ Managers in Residential Child Care Level 4
SVQ Health (Allied Health Professional Support) Level 3
SVQ Health (Renal Support) Level 3
SVQ Health (Decontamination) Level 3
SVQ Health (Maternity/Paediatric Support) Level 3
SVQ Health (Perioperative Care – Anaesthetic/PACU Support) Level 3
SVQ Health (Perioperative Care – Surgical Support) Level 3
SVQ Health (Perioperative Care Support) Level 2
SVQ Health Support services in Healthcare