Creative Skills is Starcatchers’ unique artist-facilitated training programme. We give early years professionals the confidence and skills to put expressive arts at the heart of practice.

For 2020/21 our resources will be online: Go to Creative Skills Online.

Creative Skills

Let us inspire you

For 2020/21, we are offering a range of online resources to improve your creative confidence and spark inspiration, including: our podcast, Reflective Practice sheets, videos, Wee Inspirations and live Creative Chats.

Find out more about Creative Skills Online

Starcatchers’ Bespoke Training


Need inspiration, wonder and some new ideas? We work directly with organisations to deliver bespoke training – past clients have included NDNA, Aberdeen City Council, Dundee City Council, University of West of Scotland, SOSCN, Midlothian Association of Play and SCMA.

For more information about bespoke training, contact Catherine Wilson.

Find out more about  Starcatchers’ Bespoke Professional Development for Early Learning and Childcare
Download Starcatchers’ Bespoke Training Information Booklet

Wee Inspirations


Starcatchers’ Wee Inspirations are fun and creative idea cards to engage little ones at home without a lot of kit, stress, nor pressure to ‘achieve’ anything.

Go to the Wee Inspirations Webpage

Creative Skills Plus: Our SQA Level 7 Qualification

Due to current circumstances, we will not be running our SQA course as part of our 2020/21 programme, but hope to run it again in future when it is safe to do so.

Read through our policies and documentation

Get in touch!


If you have any other questions, or want more informaiton contact our Creative Skills administrator Catherine Wilson.