Early Education and Childcare

Dundee and Angus College


Arbroath Campus, Gardyne Campus


This course explores the key issues involved in supporting the Care, Learning and Development of Children and Young people. This course combines theory and practical work experience in an Early Years setting, including: Play in Practice: Workplace Experience, Developing an Understanding of Working with Children: Workplace Experience, Child Development: Theory, Child Development: Services for Children and Young People, Play in Early Education and Childcare. A two-day work placement in an Early Education and Childcare setting will be included within this course.

Entry Requirements

3 subjects at National 5 including English; or relevant national qualifications at SCQF Level 5. Entry is subject to interview and pre-entry test.

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.

Progression Routes

HNC Childhood Practice

Start Date




Study Method

Full time

Course Length

1 year


Children and Young People

SCQF Level