Creative Skills is Starcatchers’ unique artist-facilitated training programme. We give early years professionals – nursery, family centre and out-of-school care staff, teachers, childminders and play workers – the confidence and skills to put expressive arts at the heart of practice.

Let us Inspire You

Be challenged to explore your own creativity and learn how expressive arts such as music, drama, puppetry, visual art, storytelling, and creative movement can transform early years learning environments.

About the Creative Skills training programme 
Creative Skills Training 2019/20

Bespoke training opportunities, tailored to your needs



Creative Skills Plus: Our SQA Level 7 Qualification

In 2019/20, we’re delivering Creative Skills Plus which combines our SQA Qualification with our practical training.

You’ll further the learning from Creative Skills by focussing on the theory around creativity in childhood, as well as examining how to practically integrate creative skills into your practice.

Creative Skills SQA Qualification 2019/20

Read through our policies and documentation

Bespoke Training

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  Bespoke Professional Development for Early Learning and Childcare