We’ve developed a list of frequently asked questions (FAQs) to help you along with guidance for our online MySSSC service.
Please check the FAQs to see if they resolve your query.
How do I nominate myself for employer access?
How do I access the employers area?
How do I search for registered workers?
How do I search for workers applying for registration?
How do I search for workers due to renew their registration?
How do I endorse an application?
How do I endorse a name change?
How do I update who receives removed worker notifications?
How do I check who has employers access for my organisation?
How do I approve a new countersignatory?
Guides for employers supporting workers to apply
Do I need a qualification to register?
What qualification do I need to gain to meet the registration requirements?
I have a qualification that isn’t on your list, will you accept it for registration?
Why have you sent me a Notice of Decision?
How do I know if I have a qualification condition on my registration?
Who is responsible for my qualification condition?
How do I access funding to gain a qualification?
How do I find a training provider?
What happens if I don’t get my qualification in time?
How do I tell you I have gained a qualification that meets my registration requirements?
Registration is compulsory for many social service roles so visit our ‘Help with Register parts, fees and qualifications tool' for more information.Access the tool here
Check the registration status of a social worker or social care worker employed in ScotlandSearch the Register
Continuous professional learning (CPL) is the learning we do for work which helps us develop our knowledge, skills and professional behaviour so we can deliver our best practice.
The Codes set out the standards of practice and behaviour expected of social service workers and their employers.