Our National Qualifications in Care focus on understanding why people make use of care services, and the impact that social and other influences have on human development and behaviour. These Qualifications build awareness of the value of care services, through personal development and increased awareness of self and others. At all levels, these qualifications allow for a range of care contexts and settings, and learners have the opportunity to investigate care issues and topics of their own choice.
Available at the following levels:
Updates and announcements
Changes to assessment in National Courses
Following the Deputy First Minister’s announcement that units and unit assessments will be removed from National 5 to Advanced Higher courses, we are strengthening the course assessment to ensure it covers the full content of the course.
Units and unit assessments will be removed as followed:
- National 5 from 2017–18
- Higher from 2018–19
- Advanced Higher from 2019–20
Information for teachers has been posted on the National 5 Care page.