Publication - Advice and guidance

Early learning and childcare: national induction resource

Published: 7 Jan 2022
Directorate:
Early Learning and Childcare Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education
ISBN:
9781802018936

The early learning and childcare (ELC) national induction resource has been developed to support individuals in their induction to delivering ELC – whether that is funded ELC or ELC that families purchase themselves - setting out how individuals can expect employers to support them in their new role

Early learning and childcare: national induction resource
Qualification Requirements

Qualification Requirements

The SSSC also specify the qualifications you must have or be working towards as you progress through your ELC career.

Staff registered with the SSSC as a support worker will be expected to have or to be working towards a relevant Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) level 6, which is the same level as a Scottish Higher. Staff registered with the SSSC at practitioner level will be expected to have or to be working towards a relevant SCQF level 7 qualification and those registered as manager or lead practitioner will be expected to have or to be working towards a relevant SCQF level 9 qualification (a degree-level qualification).


Contact

Email: Haylay.Forbes@gov.scot