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CfE Section 2 - Departmental Information

The  pages within the Cfe Subject Summary folder provide detailed information regarding the subjects and courses on offer within Departments 2013/14 at National 4 and 5 level.  Please note that the New Higher will not be available until session 2014/15.

Progression – National Qualifications:

Successful completion of a National 3 course or its units may provide progression to:

  • Courses or component units at National 4
  • Further study/employment and/or training

Successful completion of National 4 courses or its component units may provide progression to:

  • Courses at or component units at National 5 level
  • Further study/employment and/or training

 

Successful completion of National 5 course or its component units may provide progression to:

  • Courses at or component units at Higher Level
  • Further study/employment and/or training

 

Assessment:

National 3:

To gain the National 3 course award, learners must pass all of the required units

National 4:

To gain a National 4 course award, learners must pass all of the required units, including the added value unit. 

National 5:

To gain the National 5 course award, the learners must pass all the units as well as the course assessment

Development of skills for learning, skills for Life and Work

It is expected that learners will develop broad, generic skills through the study of National courses.  The skills that learners will be expected to improve on and develop are based on S.Q.A.’s Skills Framework: Skills for Learning, Skills for Life and Skills for Work and may include:  Literacy (Reading, Writing, Listening, Talking); Numeracy (Information Handling), Employability, Enterprise and Citizenship, Thinking Skills (Applying, Analysing and Evaluating).