The Award in Volunteering Skills at SCQF levels 3, 4 and 5 provides formal recognition of volunteering activity. Through participation in volunteering activities, candidates will develop a range of skills and personal development experiences which will help to prepare them for responsibility, further education and employment.
Candidates learn about the context of volunteering; plan a volunteering placement; review and reflect on their own skills and volunteering experience; and complete an investigative project.
Open to all learners, regardless of age, academic experience or ability. The Award is suitable for candidates with no previous volunteering experience, candidates who are currently volunteers, and those preparing to be volunteers. Potential candidates include:
40 hours planning unit; 40 hours volunteering unit; 40 hours project unit
SQA accredited at SCQF Levels 3, 4 and 5
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Budget: Award Fee
For Ages: 14 - 26+
Time to Complete: 120 Hours
Type of Involvement:
Meeting Frequency: Ad Hoc
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