National 3 Gàidhlig (Course Code: C732 73)

SCQF Level 3 (18 SCQF credit points)

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Why study Gàidhlig?

Learning Gàidhlig will help you to improve your existing reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, essential for learning, life and work. You will be able to communicate your thoughts and feelings to other people better, as well as deal with those of other people.

Learning Gàidhlig will also enhance your appreciation and understanding of Scottish culture and heritage.

The increased interest in Gàidhlig recently now means there are more career opportunities for people who can speak it. You could work in the performing arts, teaching, media and writing, or in TV and radio.

Career Pathways

To see what career areas this subject could lead to and the routes to get there, download and view these career pathways:

Arts, Social Sciences and Languages

Communications and Media

Teaching and Classroom Support

What do I need to get in?

Entry is at the discretion of the school or college. Previous relevant learning or experience may be considered.

What will I study?

In this course you will get to improve your reading, writing, listening and speaking skills in Gàidhlig. Your critical and creative thinking skills will also get better, including your cultural awareness. You will learn through a wide range of media for different work and social related settings.

The course has three compulsory units.

Gàidhlig: Understanding Language (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will develop:

Gàidhlig: Using Language (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

Gàidhlig: Literacy (6 SCQF credit points)

In this unit you will:

How will I be assessed?

Your teacher or tutor will assess your work on a regular basis throughout the course. Items of work might include:

You must pass all three units to gain the course qualification.

What can I go on to next?

If you complete the course successfully, it may lead to:

Further study, training or employment in:

Which jobs are related to this subject?

Where can my parents find out more?

Your school will give your parents an Options or Choices information booklet, which has detailed information on the curriculum and the individual subjects or courses you can study. It will also invite them along to a Parents’ Information Evening.

They can also read the information leaflet(s):

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