Dumfries Campus, Stranraer Campus
The flexibility in the framework of this HNC makes the award suitable for full and part-time learners wishing to develop or improve their knowledge and skills about early learning and childcare and to seek employment as a practitioner in this field.
The HNC in Childhood Practice is a widely recognised qualification giving sound underpinning knowledge and understanding of how children develop and interact with their world.
This course also includes a minimum 60-day work placement requirement where you will have the opportunity for work experience with local organisations within Dumfries and Galloway. You will undertake 3 Scottish Vocational Qualification units (SVQs) that form part of the overall HNC Award.
2 Highers including English or Foundation Apprenticeship in Social Services (Children and Young People); or NC Early Education and Childcare (Level 6) or other relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 6. You will attend an informal interview.
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.
Year 2 of the BA in Childhood Studies at the University of the West of Scotland in Dumfries
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