Childhood Studies: An Introduction (Level 5)

Argyll College UHI


Oban Centre, Lochgilphead Centre and CERC, Dunoon Centre, Rothesay Centre, Campbeltown Centre


The topics covered include:
Child development; Child Nutrition; Maintain a safe environment; Process of play; Language, Literacy and Numeracy; Child Protection; Families in Modern Society; HIV, Hepatitis B and C; Prevention of Infection; First Aid and Elementary Food Hygiene certificate; Work Experience unit.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. 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. Must be 16 years at start of course.

Progression Routes

Relevant NC or SVQ

Start Date

Contact local centre



Study Method

Blended learning
Full time

Course Length

1 year


Education and Childcare

SCQF Level