HSC Futures – Short Duration Training SVQ’s

HSC Futures would like to re-assure clients that there are various options available to continue with training during social distancing including delivery via skype and webinar and for essential key worker training / update training we can look at small group delivery, ensuring social distancing measures are adhered to.  Staff can also be registered for  SVQs as we deliver these using an e-portfolio system, signing up can be carried out electronically. SQA Accreditation is currently in discussions to look at adapting SVQ delivery where face to face observations are not possible during times like these.

Please see below for some information on our courses:

SHORT DURATION

Safe Moving & Handling (People) – 1 Day £120pp (inclusive of VAT)

This one day course is designed to highlight the problems associated with incorrect manual handling in the care sector. It aims to identify the requirements to employees of the Manual Handling Operations 1992 and the Management of Health & Safety at Work Regulations 1992 (risk assessment). This course is to train staff in the safest aspects of moving and handling in the workplace and to understand the risks to themselves and the service user.  Delegates should include anyone who carries out manual handling tasks as part of their work role. There is a multiple-choice assessment at the end of the course. Contents include; Ergonomics, Statistics, Causes of Back Injury, Exercise, Perception, Abuse in Manual Handling, Line Manager, Handling Aids, Practical Sessions.

If you wish to book for a group then a discount could be considered. 

Medication Awareness – ½ Day £60pp (inclusive of VAT)

This half day course designed to enable delegates to understand their role in the administration of medication and the recording procedures.  It is aimed at frontline workers in Health, Housing and Social Care. Content includes understanding the Do’s and Don’ts, Complying with Local procedures, Understanding the different types of drugs, their side effects and contradictions, Understanding the different levels of administration, Preventing and managing medication errors, Accurately completing Medication Administration Records (MARS)

If you wish to book for a group then a discount could be considered.

Promoting Excellence in Dementia – 1 Day £120pp (inclusive of VAT)

This one day course designed to enable health and social care to care effectively for peoplesuffering from dementia. It is aimed at frontline staff working in Health, Housing and Social Care. The course will enable delegates to recognise signs and symptoms of Dementia, Increase understanding of person centred care, Improve communication skills, From case studies identify interventions which have been beneficial, Identify support available and how to access it.

If you wish to book for a group then a discount could be considered.

Adult Support & Protection (ASP) – ½ Day £60pp (inclusive of VAT)

This half day course is aimed at those working within the Care Sector with vulnerable adults and covers Adult Support and Protection Scotland .   Content includes; Definition of an adult at risk of harm, Who is at risk, Nature of Harm, Types of Harm, Signs and Symptoms, Speaking out, Whistle blowing, Taking action and reporting.

If you wish to book for a group then a discount could be considered.

Infection Prevention and Control – ½ Day £60pp (inclusive of VAT)

This half day course would be of benefit to health workers caring for clients or patients in a work environment. The programme relates learning directly to the needs of the workplace and challenges the student to consider and implement changes same. It covers standard infection control precautions, health & safety measures & action planning. This helps embed the learning and generates immediate benefits in the work environment. 

If you wish to book for a group then a discount could be considered.

The above list of short duration courses is not exhaustive, please contact us for details of other courses we can offer.

SSSC REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS

Staff should be reminded about the requirement for registration with SSSC for support workers in care at home and housing support settings.  For those who fall into the aforementioned category the SSSC Register opened back on the  2nd October 2017. Working in a service registered with the Care Inspectorate as a housing support service or a care at home service or both and providing care and/or support then they need to register.

For those currently in the sector they will need to hold a qualification for registration which is  currently a minimum of an SVQ Social Services and Healthcare SCQF Level 6. If they were already working in a support worker prior to 2nd October 2017 then they have 5 years to gain the qualification.  Those who commenced employment after the 2nd October 2017  must be registered within six months of starting in the new role.  HSC  Futures can offer fully funded places (dependent on availability and eligibility) or commercial delivery of SVQs in Social Services & Healthcare (Adult), details and prices are listed under Vocational Qualifications below.

Post registration training and learning (PRTL)

You need to undertake certain amount of training and learning each year to keep your knowledge and practice up to date. This helps you deliver good practice when working with people who use services, their families and carers.

VOCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Social Services & Healthcare (Adult) @ SCQF Level 6 – £900 (inclusive of VAT)

This course is typically achieved over 6 to 9 months and is aimed at support workers wishing to obtain a first level qualification in care. Included in the course are all assessments and internal verifications. The course consists of portfolio building and assessment in the workplace. Delegates must complete 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units.  The mandatory units are as follows: H5NA 04 (SCDHSC 0021) — 10 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 6 – Support effective communication, H5NB 04 (SCDHSC0022) — 10 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 6 – Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals, H5L5 04 (SCDHSC0023) — 8 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 6 – Develop your own knowledge and practice, H5NC 04 (SCDHSC0024) — 9 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 6 – Support the safeguarding of individuals. The two optional units need to be supported by the delegates day to day job role.

Fully Funded places are available. Delegates can opt for a payment plan.

Social Services & Healthcare (Adult) @ SCQF Level 7 – £1230 inclusive of VAT

The course is typically achieved over 9 to 12 months and is aimed at individuals who have already obtained level 2 in Health & Social Care and would also be suitable for carers already in a supervisory role. Included in the course are all assessments and internal verifications. Delegates must complete 4 mandatory units and 4 optional units.  The mandatory units are as followsH5RY 04 (SCDHSC 0031) — 9 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 7 – Promote effective communication, H5LD 04 (SCDHSC0032) — 10 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 7 – Promote health, safety and security in the work setting, H5LE 04 (SCDHSC0033) — 9 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 7 – Develop your practice through reflection and learning, H5S0 04 (SCDHSC0035) — 9 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 7 – Promote the safeguarding of Individuals.  The four optional units need to be supported by the delegates day to day job role.

Fully Funded places are currently available for this qualification. Commercial delegates can apply for SAAS Part Time Fee Grant which could attract up to £643 in funding and opt for a payment plan to pay the balance. 

Social Services & Healthcare (Adult) @ SCQF Level 9 – £2000 inclusive of VAT

The course is typically achieved in 12 to 18 months and is aimed at individuals who have already obtained level 3 in Health & Social Care and would also be suitable for carers already in a supervisory role. Included in the course are all assessments and internal verifications. The course consists of portfolio building and workplace assessment. 4 mandatory units and 4 optional units must be completed This qualification is aimed at people undertaking a managerial role in the Health and Social Care setting. Delegates must complete 4 mandatory units and 4 optional units.  The mandatory units are as follows: H5PH 04 (SCDHSC0041) — 11 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 9 – Maintain effective communication systems and practice,  H5VV 04 (SCDHSC0042) — 10 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 9 – Lead practice for health and safety in the work setting, H5VW 04 (SCDHSC0043) — 10 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 9 – Take responsibility for the continuing professional development of yourself and others, H5PJ 04 (SCDHSC0045) — 11 SCQF Credits at SCQF level 9 – Lead practice that promotes the safeguarding of individuals The four optional units need to be supported by the delegates day to day job role.

Delegates can apply for SAAS Part Time Fee Grant which could attract up to £723 in funding and opt for a payment plan to pay the balance. 

Social Services & Healthcare (Adult) @ SCQF Level 10 – £2000 inclusive of VAT

This course is typically achieved in 12 to 18 months and is aimed at managers, deputes and others who hold managerial responsibility within a Care or Childcare setting.   Included in the course are all assessments and internal verifications. The course consists of portfolio building and workplace assessment. 4 mandatory units and 4 optional units must be completed. Delegates must complete 4 mandatory units and 4 optional units.  The mandatory units are as follows: H7LG 04 – Manage and Develop Yourself and Your Workforce Within Care Services, H7LH 04 – Manage Practice that Promotes the Safeguarding of Individuals, H7LJ 04 – Lead and Manage Practice for Health & Safety in the Work Setting, H7LK 04 – Lead and Manage Effective Communication Systems and Practice. The four optional units need to be supported in your day to day job role. The four optional units need to be supported by the delegates day to day job role.

Delegates can apply for SAAS Part Time Fee Grant which could attract up to £723 in funding and opt for a payment plan to pay the balance.

If you would like any further information on any of the above then please contact Michelle Blue on 01563 556130 Option 2 or [email protected] and she will be happy to help.  

Last Updated on 16th July 2020 by Shanice