Pathways to Working with Children and Young People in the Community

West Lothian College


You will study the following units as part of the course: Communication, Play in Early Education and Childcare, Children’s Development and Learning, Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing and Exercise to Music. You also have the opportunity to gain a Volunteering Award as you will participate in a Volunteering Experience within the local community.

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements, however motivation for study is essential. Entry is by interview where a written piece of work will be requested.

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.

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

17 weeks


Childhood Practice

SCQF Level