Health and Wellbeing

Health and Wellbeing

Health and wellbeing is the ability to take care of yourself and others, and to be responsible for your learning and welfare. It includes managing your feelings, developing a positive and active attitude to life, and building relationships with others. Developing the other SfLLW skills also contributes to health and wellbeing, as these skills facilitate undertaking activities which contribute to a healthy and satisfying life.

Here are suggestions of qualifications identified as focusing directly on these skills.


National Qualifications supporting Health and Wellbeing

Personal Achievement Award National 2 SCQF level 2

Summary description

This Award is one of a series, it is designed flexibly to allow learners to progress through Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards. Learners will develop skills that will enable them to develop personally and be more involved in their communities.

Health and wellbeing skills

  • Personal learning
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Relationships

Other SfLLW being developed

  • Literacy: Listening and talking
  • Employability, enterprise and citizenship: Citizenship (recognising one’s role in relation to the society/community)
  • Thinking skills: Understanding; Applying

View Personal Achievement Award Specification

Wellbeing Award SCQF levels 3 to 5

Summary description

This Award enables learners to better understand their personal wellbeing and to make decisions that will improve it.

Health and wellbeing skills

  • Personal learning
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Planning for, and making, choices and changes

Other SfLLW being developed

  • Literacy: Listening and talking
  • Employability, enterprise and citizenship: Citizenship (rights and responsibilities; having concern for others)
  • Thinking skills: Understanding; Analysing and evaluating
    (at SCQF levels 4 and 5)

View Wellbeing Award Specification

Physical Education National 5 SCQF level 5

Summary description

This Course is one of a series; it is about the development and demonstration of movement and performance skills, with an emphasis on enhancing performance through monitoring and evaluation.

Health and wellbeing skills

  • Personal learning
  • Emotional wellbeing
  • Physical wellbeing

Other SfLLW being developed

  • Literacy: Listening and talking
  • Employability, enterprise and citizenship: Working with others
  • Thinking skills: Applying; Analysing and evaluating

View Physical Education National 5 Course Specification

Qualifications supporting Health and wellbeing

Personal Development Planning Unit SCQF level 7 DE3R 34

Summary description

Through the process of Personal Development Planning learners identify their skills, abilities and development needs in the context of their own personal, educational and career aims.

Health and wellbeing Skills and other SfLLW being developed

  • Personal Development Planning
  • Planning and Organising
  • Critical Thinking
  • Reflective Learning

View Unit Specification: Personal Development Planning DE3R 34

Developing Skills for Personal Effectiveness Unit SCQF level 7 DF4D 34

Summary description

One of three Units aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and attributes which underpin personal effectiveness.

Health and wellbeing Skills and other SfLLW being developed

  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Reflective Learning
  • Working with others

View Unit Specification: Developing Skills for Personal Effectiveness DF4D 34


Health and wellbeing case study


Case study from external partners