Qualification criteria - housing support services

To register with the SSSC you need to be employed in a service that is registered with and regulated by the Care Inspectorate. If you are unsure whether you are eligible for registration, speak to your manager.

The SSSC operates a function based register. This means that workers are registered on the basis of their job function, not their job title. You need to be employed to undertake the function for which you seek registration.

You can find the definitions for this register part here.

Managers new to post have six months from the date they start in the post to gain registration with the SSSC.

It is anticipated that the register will open for supervisors in 2014 for required registration in 2017 and for workers in 2017 for required registration in 2020.

It is not possible for workers or supervisors to register until the relevant part of the register is open.

What happens if you don't register?

If you fall into this group you must be registered with the SSSC or be registered withanother regulatory body by the date of required registration. If you don't it will meanyour employer will be committing an offence.

Please click the below link relevant to your registration





Further information about the qualification criteria and principles 

The Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)