SfW Early Learning & Childcare National 5 SCQF 5


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National 5 Skills for Work: Early Learning and Childcare is an introductory qualification that develops the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed for work in the early learning and childcare sector.  


Level SCQF 5

Delivery Fully Face-to-Face | Friday

Location Thurso Campus & Tern House, Alness
Attend timetabled classes at college or your school for all learning and assessments.

Duration 1 Year


Course content...

Throughout the course, you will study:

  • Development and wellbeing of children and young people
  • Play in early learning and childcare
  • Working in early learning and childcare
  • One optional unit

Where you can go... 

On attainment, you can progress onto the full-time National Qualification Children and Young People or study further school link subjects at Higher Level at UHI North Highland.   


Entry requirements

You must have obtained a National 4 pass in a literary subject and demonstrate a keen interest in working in a childcare setting and a satisfactory reference.  You may also have completed the National 4 Early Learning and Childcare Award.