Intro to the course:
This 2-year evening course is for learners who have previously studied HNC Childhood Practice and have Practitioner in the Day Care of Children status with SSSC. In year one of the course, you will complete the HND Childhood Practice award (Level 8). In year two you will undertake the Professional Development Award in Childhood Practice at Level 9. This award will allow you to register with SSSC as a Manager in the Day Care of Children.
This course is delivered through evening sessions two evenings per week. There will me a blend of on-campus and online sessions throughout the year. There is a requirement for you to be working in practice prior to undertaking this course. There may be an option for South Lanarkshire College to arrange a work placement for you if you are not currently employed in the sector.
Progression to PDA Childhood Practice in year 2 will require employment within the early learning and childcare sector.