• August
  • Full-Time
  • 1 year
  • Early Education and Childcare
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

This course will study units relating to childcare and has a placement element in a childcare setting.

SCQF Level 6

Study mode

Start date

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for anyone starting a career in the childcare profession.

What will I study?

Childcare units relating to theory and  the practical elements in childcare settings.

Next Step Course Options

HNC Childhood Practice 

How will I be assessed?

Open and closed book assessments

Why should I choose this course?

This course will enable you to gain an understanding of the theory in childcare with a practical placement element in a childcare setting.

Where can this course lead?

Working in a private or council setting

What are the entry requirements?

One or more of the following:

  • National 5 childcare award
  • four National 5 units
  • suitable work experience in childcare is preferred but not essential
  • acceptance may depend on interview

What are the interview arrangements?

Interview with professional reference, essay , criminal conviction form and qualifications discussed.

Other information:


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Study mode Full-Time Start date 28/08/2023 Duration 1 year
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