Introduction to Childcare

New College Lanarkshire


Motherwell Campus, Coatbridge Campus


This course is ideal if you are looking to undertake a career in childcare. It enables adults returning to study, or students with few or no qualifications, the opportunity to gain entry to further Early Education and Childcare courses. Topics covered on the course will provide you with the basic core and interpersonal skills needed for working in a childcare context.

Entry Requirements

Motivation, enthusiasm and a genuine interest in working with children. An interview is part of the selection process. You must also provide one suitable reference.

You will require a satisfactory criminal record check from Disclosure Scotland to show that you are suitable for this type of course. Contact Disclosure Scotland for details on the type you would need.

You must be 16 by 31st October due to health and safety legislation.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Early Learning and Child Care

SCQF Level