Care Passport - National 4 - FT


06 Sep 2021


24 Jun 2022

This course is for people who need to gain a sound academic grounding in care and childcare, or who need to build up confidence before going on to tackle a further education qualification. There is some formal assessment with the SQA on subjects covering values and principles, social influences, human development and behaviour. The course also includes core skills units in Communication, Numeracy and ICT. You will also spend part of your time in a work placement, e.g. a playgroup or a residential unit.

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SQA Units at SCQF Level 4


Full-time 36 week course, 3 days per week in College, 1 day per week on a volunteering placement.


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 3 National 4 awards at Pass grade or 3 Standard Grades at General grade 4. Students will also be required to complete a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) form. Applicants should be able to demonstrate values and principles relevant to working in care, such as kindness and empathy.

Progression opportunities

Successful students can progress to the Care or Child, Health and Social Care National 5 course.


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