• August
  • 2 years
  • Early Education and Childcare
  • SCQF Level 6


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Intro to the course:

This course is delivered day release from school over 2  years.  Placement in an Early Years setting. Applications must be endorsed by the pupil support contact .

SCQF Level 6

Study mode
Part-Time Day

Start date

Who is the course for?

S4-S5 pupils

What will I study?

Safeguarding of Children and Young People

Play for Children and Young People

Communication with Children and Young People

Development of Children and Young People

Promote the Wellbeing and Safety of Children and Young People

Support effective communication

Support the health and safety of yourself and individuals

Develop your own knowledge and practice

Support the safeguarding of children

Next step course options

Completion of award is equivalent to a Higher and accepted by most Universities NC/HNC Childhood Practice

How will I be assessed?

Open and closed book assessment. Presentation and research tasks. 2nd year - you will be directly observed in placement

Why should I choose this course?

Once award achieved, candidates can apply for HNC Childhood Practice or Modern apprenticeship in a early years setting

Where can this course lead?

Modern Apprenticeship in Early Years setting.

What are the entry requirements?

Working at Higher level. 3 x National 5 Qualifications including English.

What are the interview arrangements?

Pupil support will supply reference

Fees, finance and funding:

Fees and finances for part time:

This course costs £618.

Find out more about Individual Training Accounts (ITA): https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/learn-and-train/sds-individual-training-accounts-ita

Find out more about Part-Time Fee Grants (PFGs): https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

Other information:

This course will be delivered in a South Lanarkshire school hub.

Part time course: PART TIME

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