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 UHI North Highland Alness Campus

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 .