Childcare and Development National 5


05 Sep 2022


23 Jun 2023

Students study the NPA Childcare and Playwork Award which includes development and wellbeing, rights and protection, practice and process of play, working with children and supporting children with additional support needs. Students will also study communication and numeracy and will have the opportunity to gain some practical experience.

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National Progression Award


Full-time 36 week course, up to 3 days per week college/online learning, 1 day per week on placement


Scottish Borders Campus

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Entry requirements

A minimum of 4 National 4 awards at Pass grade plus 1 pass at National 5, or 4 Standard Grades at General grade 3 or equivalent Intermediate 1 passes, to include English. Students will also be required to complete a PVG (Protection of Vulnerable Groups) form.

Progression opportunities

NC Childcare and Development level 6


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